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2014-02-25 23:27:36

Project is focused on improving key maternal and child health outcomes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 As part of a recently awarded contract, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that four states—California, Louisiana, Ohio and Oklahoma—have been selected to participate in a pilot project supporting the implementation of Text4baby, the nation’s largest and only free mobile health service that makes it easy for expecting and new moms to...

2014-01-03 16:22:30

Release of Educational Tool Coincides with Folic Acid Awareness Week, Jan. 5-11, 2014 LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health, in partnership with TJL Enterprises, makers of innovative natural health products for families, today released a new informational graphic that provides clinical guidance about the vitamin folic acid, and the recommended...

2013-10-07 23:25:14

Project Focused on Improving Key Maternal and Child Health Outcomes Washington (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Following a competitive bidding process, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded a three-year contract to support the implementation of the text4baby service in four states in collaboration with state Medicaid agencies. text4baby is the nation’s largest and only free mobile health service that makes it easy for expecting and new moms to receive important...

2013-09-30 23:37:09

Delivers 100 Millionth Health Message Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announced today that their services have delivered more than 100 million health messages to consumers by text message. Voxiva’s Care4life portfolio of programs promote maternal & child health (Text4baby & Text4kids), adult health & wellness (Txt4health), smoking cessation (Text2quit), and diabetes self-management...

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% die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome before they reach the age of four months. The 6th Annual Cradle of Hope Luncheon Awards Ceremony and Auction on May 17th honors those who work to make a difference in the health of Maryland's at-risk mothers and babies. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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