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2014-09-03 23:02:33

Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center at the time of the attacks had a higher chance of giving birth to premature and low birth weight babies, a new working study suggests.

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2014-08-17 05:30:11

Thirteen years later, one might think that the repercussions of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center had all been found. A new study, however, has found that this assumption could be wrong.

Despite Worsening Economic Conditions, Infant Health Has Improved Among US Poor
2014-05-23 03:51:50

Despite worsening economic conditions for those at the bottom, infant health has steadily improved among the most disadvantaged Americans

2014-04-25 08:53:11

Lower weight babies and babies who aren't breastfed or not breastfed for long are at greater risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health problems later in life.

2014-04-18 12:02:46

Certain prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children.

2014-04-16 11:11:04

Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today.

2014-02-07 16:24:49

March of Dimes Releases New Report about the High Cost of Preterm Birth WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb.

2013-10-08 13:18:39

Pregnant women living in areas with contaminated drinking water may be more likely to have babies that are premature or with low birth weights (considered less than 5.5 pounds).

2013-07-10 12:09:29

Pre-eclampsia affects 3-5% of pregnant women and can lead to preterm delivery, prematurity, perinatal morbidity and mortality.

2013-05-10 23:27:35

While the overall infant mortality rate for Maryland is declining, other birth statistics are startling: 12.5% of babies are born premature; 8.8 percent are born with low-birth weights; and 7.6%


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.