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West HartfordFifth grade students from Renbrook School in West Hartford raised over $6,300 for the March of Dimes by earning dollars with every book they read in March. The students read books in school and at home as participants in the March of Dimes Reading...
Tags: West Hartford, Students, Culture, Ceremonies, Education
Tulsa WorldDings and beeps and flashing lights kept Sara Smith busy for about half an hour Monday afternoon. "This baby keeps acting up for me," said Smith, a nurse at St. John's neonatal intensive care unit. Smith was talking about Piper Williams, one of the...
The News & ObserverLawmakers in the House and Senate raced this week to meet their Thursday crossover deadline -- when bills that don't deal with money or constitutional amendments must pass at least one chamber. Of course, that deadline has always been a bit artificial...
The News & ObserverThe state House overwhelmingly approved standards for large commercial dog breeders, known as "the puppy mill bill," while First Lady Ann McCrory watched form the gallery above. The 101-14 vote was the first success in many tries for those who want a...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having a short cervix increases a pregnant woman's chance of delivering prematurely, and a new study suggests going on bed rest does nothing to allay that risk. Researchers found that women were more than twice as likely to...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
In recent weeks, the March of Dimes has held its annual March for Babies walks across the Chicago area. The walks benefit community programs and research aimed at helping pregnant moms reach full-term pregnancy. According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 9...
The Idaho StatesmanKaren Young was a nurse for premature infants in the late 1980s, when an Idaho family's unmet needs persuaded her to start a business in an industry with explosive growth. Young was working in Utah. One baby's family needed to return to Idaho, so...
When the international child welfare organization Save The Children began crunching the data for its latest report on mortality rates of newborn babies, it came up with a locally stunning finding: Of the largest counties in the United States, Lehigh...
Tags: Nursing, Family, Gynecology, Apples, Lehigh County
Tulsa WorldOn this Mother's Day, all across Oklahoma, mothers and their children will enjoy time together, telephone visits, cards and gifts that reflect the close bonds between them. But for thousands of Oklahoma mothers, that won't be the case. These mothers,...
The Mount Airy News, N.C.The 2013 Mount Airy March for Babies event Saturday will mark 75 years nationally of the March of Dimes mission of advocacy and research on behalf of premature babies and infants born with birth defects. Northern Hospital of Surry County Volunteer and...
Tags: Vaccines, Hospitals and Clinics, Family, Birth Defects, Polio
There were 11,256 bottles of wine in the cellar of Antoine's Restaurant on the morning of Aug. 29 when Hurricane Katrina struck, some of them rare, most of them expensive and all of them ruined when the power failed, the air conditioning died and the...
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