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What does PW stand for?

PW stands for Pregnant Women

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As strategies to deal with emerging infectious disease threats are developed, a key component is consideration of special populations, including pregnant women (1).
Democrats for Life, the group organizing the campaign, says the legislation will include federal funding for a toll-free hotline providing information for pregnant women, pregnancy prevention education, grants for pregnant women to continue their education, a ban on "pre-existing condition" clauses that prevent pregnant women from receiving health insurance, a requirement that federally funded health centers provide adoption referral services to pregnant women and give accurate information on the health risks of an abortion, and other programs.
1) Of the 5,541 individuals enrolled in the study, 34 were pregnant women and 19 were women who had recently given birth.
On January 5 the FDA and Bristol Myers Squibb warned healthcare professionals about cases of lactic acidosis, which can be fatal, in pregnant women using d4T (Zerit[R]) plus ddI (Videx[R]) as part of a combination regimen.