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Chaleur et arrêts de grossesse en Californie Volume 16, issue 2, March-April 2017

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This news is based on the following article: Basu R, Sarovar V, Malig BJ. Association between high ambient temperature and risk of stillbirth in California. Am J Epidemiol 2016 ; 183: 894-901.doi: 10.1093/aje/kwv295

This study, which suggests an association between increased ambient temperature in the summer season and the risk of fœtal death in utero, adds to the growing body of literature examining the vulnerability of pregnant women and fetuses to heat.