Top stories in health and medicine this morning, March 6, 2012

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1. Depression in Pregnancy: No Easy Answers. Depression during pregnancy posed problems for the developing fetus and newborns, regardless of whether the mother received treatment.

2. Routine Cardiac Screening for Kids Not Quite There Yet. Widespread screening of asymptomatic children for inherited diseases that cause sudden cardiac death may not be ready for prime time.

3. Food Allergy May Make Kids Bullying Targets. About one-third of children with food allergies are teased or harassed at school because of their condition.

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