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Saving Premies from Death or Disability

It’s estimated about 15-million babies are born prematurely each year. About one million of them die, while many others suffer life-long disabilities.  A major study says half the women at risk of pre-term deliveries are not receiving simple, low cost treatments that could help prevent death or disabilities in newborns. The study of more than 300,000 births in 29 low and middle income countries appears in The Lancet. The World Health Organization’s Dr. Joshua Vogel, who led...

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