Final Evidence Review

Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: Preventive Medication

January 10, 2017

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Folic Acid Supplementation: An Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (PDF File, 2.7 MB)

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