Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Preterm Birth Rates Close to Those of Some Developing Countries

For the past eight years, the March of Dimes has issued a report card on preterm issues a report card on preterm birth in the U.S. This year, as in the past, the results are shockingly high for a wealthy country even though progress has been made. The report card shows the prematurity rates across the states and in several major cities. Babies born too soon, before 37 weeks in the womb, can face serious, lifelong health problems if they survive. They can include breathing problems,...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter