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PREGNANCY PUMP WARNING

From the don't-try-this-at-home department: The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against prescribing an at-home device that thousands of women have used to fight premature labor, saying there's no evidence it works and it can be dangerous. At least one expectant mother died while using a terbutaline pump, and the therapy also can cause chest pain, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath or fluid in the lungs, the FDA says. Any woman using one "should speak with her (health care) provider about whether it's necessary," the FDA says.

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