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March of Dimes Foundation

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  • CT Receives 'B' on March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card

    CT Receives 'B' on March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card
    Recently, I put together this Mommy Minute story with March of Dimes CT, about Healthy Babies Healthy Business, the group's inititative to help the workplace become more family-friendly, therefore reducing the amount of premature births.
  • Mother of the Year

    Mother of the Year
    "It's a little overwhelming, I don't look at anything I've done as anything extraordinary."  I had the opportunity to chat with the first ever and very humble, March of Dimes Mother of the Year.  The organization will honor Erin Morris of Plainville ...

    Mary Ann Mobley, actress and Miss America 1959, dies at 77

    Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of...

    Infant mortality rate falls in Virginia

    Infant mortality rate falls in Virginia
    The infant mortality rate in Virginia dropped by almost 20 percent in the five years leading up to 2012, according to a report released this week by the Virginia Department of Health. The agency largely credited the improved outcomes to the reduced...

    On Jonas Salk's 100th birthday, a celebration of his polio vaccine

    Few scientific achievements have had as swift and dramatic effect — and been surrounded by as much myth — as the development of the polio vaccine by Jonas Salk, who would have turned 100 on Tuesday. Salk, who died in 1995, is remembered...