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2013-01-19 23:02:04

Sound Shore Medical Center is one of eight hospitals in Westchester County partnering in the Safe Sleeping Initiative to enhance baby safe sleeping through educating parents and caregivers on best practices. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center is pleased to be one of eight hospitals in Westchester County joining forces with the District Attorney´s Office in launching Westchester County´s Safe Sleeping Initiative — a community partnership...

2012-12-05 11:07:56

Studies predict a rise in number of children with lifelong health problems Research published on bmj.com today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchanged. A second study, also published today, shows some improvement in the number of extremely preterm children who survived without disability at 3 years of age, but no change in the...

2012-12-04 12:48:35

For Ottawa scientist and neonatologist Dr. Bernard Th̩baud, even a major paper that answers five significant questions still doesn't seem quite enough in his determined path to get his laboratory breakthrough into the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Dr. Th̩baud's proposed therapy would use stem cells from umbilical cords to treat a disease previously thought to be untreatable Рbronchopulmonary dysplasia, or BPD. "BPD is a lung disease described 45...

2012-12-04 05:01:43

Hospitals can reduce risks and improve care by reducing unnecessary early births. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 This conclusion was raised by Dr. Nathana Lurvey, who is board-certified by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), during a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management/ Dr. Lurvey spoke about the importance of eliminating non-medically indicated (elective) deliveries before 39 weeks in healthy singleton pregnancies. According to Dr....

2012-12-02 05:00:36

Improved, collaborative approach at Western Connecticut Health Network for diagnosis and treatment of placenta previa. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Having a baby is a joyous occasion for parents and families, filled with anticipation awaiting the birth of a happy, healthy baby girl or boy. For those suffering from the pregnancy complication, placenta previa, it can often become a worrisome time. With the growth of Western Connecticut Health Network´s Women´s services at...


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