Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 11th, 1999
Only 29 percent of American women between the ages of 18 and 45 who are not currently pregnant take a daily multivitamin containing folic acid. Among 18- to 24-year-olds not currently pregnant, only 19 percent take a multivitamin. However, this age group accounts for 32 percent of all births in the United States.
"Most women begin taking folic acid too late to reduce their risk of...
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