News tagged with prematurity

US preterm birth rate drops to 15-year low

Six states – Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont – earned an "A" on the March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card as their preterm birth rates met the March of Dimes 9.6 ...

Nov 01, 2013
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Mom's words matter most to newborns

(HealthDay)—Infants are exposed to more speech from mothers during their first year of life, which may be why they often pay more attention to mom, new research suggests.

Nov 03, 2014
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Treating lung disease in infants

Steroids used to treat the lungs of preterm infants have come under scrutiny. Now a large clinical trial assesses whether inhaling steroids is safe and useful.

May 15, 2014
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