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Understanding preeclampsia, a pregnancy disorder
Obstetric researchers have made much progress in the last decade to increase the safety of pregnancy and childbirth. But preeclampsia — a potentially life-threatening disorder — has continued to be a stubborn foe that affects almost 300,000 women annually. May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month, and communities nationwide are sponsoring walks to raise funds and educate the public.
By Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune reporter
May 16, 2012