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The Children of Neverland, The Silent Human Disaster [Second Print, 2006]

(G. Koren). The Kid in US Publications, 1997

Supported by authoritative facts and figures, the Children of Neverland is a highly readable account of Dr. Koren's personal experience as a pediatrician and researcher. In it he describes how the damage inflicted upon unborn children and infants by drugs, environmental chemicals, illness and poverty, can be prevented through education, counseling and research.

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Contents:
1) Preamble
2) A View from the Neonatal Unit's Window
3) The Pimple Drug
Medicinal drugs which cause fetal malformations
4) And the babies Crack
The fetal risks of Cocaine
5) Week Twenty Four
The long-term effects of prematurity
6) The Ballad of Hassan Jamil
Poverty and its impact on the world's children
7) You Drink - Your Baby Drinks
Alcohol and its fetal risks
8) The Story of Jean Moise
Maternal infections that can damage the unborn baby
9) The Dying Rooms
The Chinese version of a holocaust
10) Cola Babies
Environmental chemicals that can put the unborn at risk
11) February Twelve, 1984
The HIV virus in pregnancy
12) Soap Bubble
A short story
13) Daniel's Fever
A short story
14) Old Fractures
The devastating impact of child abuse
15) Smoke Screen
The fetus as a passive smoker
16) Children Having Children
The epidemic of adolescent pregnancies
17) Vital Signs
The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
18) Throwing Away Life
Adolescent suicide
19) The Baby-sitter Test
The ability of children to consent to medical treatment and research
20) Fatal Errors
Drug errors that can kill young children
21) The Circus Midget As Society's Mirror
22) Drugs that Can Kill with One Tablet
Drugs that are more toxic than others
23) Terrorist's Son
Children as war victims
24) Farruk's Grandmother
A short story
25) Selected references
26) Acknowledgements
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