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Epsom Salts Shown to Cut Risk of Cerebral Palsy in Premature Infants


Epsom salt -- or magnesium sulfate -- has been used for many things: relief for tired muscles, first aid, and constipation. Now researchers say that when it is given to pregnant women at risk for premature labor, the chance of their babies being diagnosed later with cerebral palsy is significantly reduced.

VOA's Melinda Smith has more.


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