Nearby Fracking Linked to Low Birth Weights

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Newborn babies face a greater risk of health problems if they live close to a “fracking” site, a new large-scale study contends. Women were 25 percent more likely to deliver low birth weight babies after hydraulic fracturing operations commenced within a half-mile of their homes, said the study’s…