How the state is missing chances to find deadly birth defect’s cause

“… county health officials have worked with the nonprofit group Vitamin Angels to obtain 5,670 bottles of free folic-acid supplements for women served by the Yakima and Benton-Franklin health districts — but also the Moses Lake Community Health Center, 100 miles from the cluster region. “I think we’ve been really responsive to the community,” Wasserman said. “We’ve been able to get out the prevention messages about the one thing we know that can prevent neural-tube defects, which is folic-acid supplementation.” Read more>>