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Infant Mortality Rates In The US Are Down
2013-04-18 04:48:19

The infant mortality rate in the US fell 12 percent from 2005 to 2011, with improvements reported in all major racial and ethnic groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report issued on Wednesday.

2013-02-21 23:01:18

According to the World Health Organization, one baby dies every 21 seconds because they are not breastfed.

Fewer Babies Being Born To Teenage Mothers In 2011
2013-02-11 08:38:46

Fewer babies were born in the US in 2011 than in the previous two years, and babies born to teen mothers dropped to record lows, according to data by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Americans Are Sicker And Die Younger Than People In Other Developed Countries
2013-01-10 11:04:20

A new report shows that Americans live in poorer health and die at younger ages than people in other developed countries—and researchers say the gap is steadily growing.

2012-06-25 23:15:45

Government awards will enable health program to expand to more families in Southern California San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 The U.S.

Niger Ousts Afghanistan As Worst Place To Be A Mother
2012-05-10 11:46:59

Just days before Mother’s Day, the Save the Children foundation released their 13th annual ranking of the best and worst countries to be a mom.

Preterm Births Soar Worldwide
2012-05-03 05:07:02

A new study, “Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth,” reports that 15 million babies are born preterm, more than 1 million die as a result of being born early, and three-quarters of the babies could be saved if cost-effective interventions were made.


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