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Preterm birth rates improve in most states

Eight states earned a better grade on the 2010 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card and 32 others and the District of Columbia saw their preterm birth rates improve.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Health
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Preterm birth rate drops

The nation's preterm birth rate declined slightly in 2007 - a finding that the March of Dimes hopes will prove to be the start of a new trend in improved maternal and infant health.

dateMar 18, 2009 in Health
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Pain Management for Preemies

(PhysOrg.com) -- A UConn nursing professor is studying a way of holding babies that can reduce pain for preemies.

dateJul 29, 2010 in Other
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US gets a 'D' for preterm birth rate

For the second consecutive year, the United States earned only a "D" on the March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card, demonstrating that more than half a million of our nation's newborns didn't get the ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Health
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