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  • War on Poverty -- it's not a lost cause

     War on Poverty -- it's not a lost cause
    Jan. 8 marks the 50th anniversary of legislation launching America's War on Poverty. The story of that war is often told with a sort of reverse Hollywood ending: oversimplified and wrapped up neatly as a failure. No one can claim that the war on poverty has been won, but the failure narrative is just as wrong. The real story with some fundamental facts highlighted is more complex than simple wins and losses, and long overdue.
  • Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health

    Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health
    This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health. The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...

    Jerry Brown signs bills on cigarette sales and infant health

     
    California will crack down harder on stores that sell cigarettes to minors and hospitals will be required to screen infants for congenital heart disease under new legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

    Infant deaths in California hit record low

     
    Infant mortality in the state has dropped to a record low but racial disparities persist, according to the California Department of Public Health.

    Hospitals push breast-feeding in hopes of getting 'baby-friendly' label

    Hospitals push breast-feeding in hopes of getting 'baby-friendly' label
    After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way. But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...