March of Dimes Foundation

The March of Dimes was formed in 1938 and today is a non-profit organization whose purpose it is to provide information, support research and raise funds for the prevention of birth defects. The main thrust of the organization is a volunteer workforce to conduct fund raising drives to support matters affecting maternal health during pregnancy and to prevent premature births, birth defects and infant mortality. The March of Dimes provides newsletters and an informative public web site for dispensing the latest news on maternal health and infants.

Address
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, NY 10605
Website
http://www.marchofdimes.com/home.asp
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_of_Dimes

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Archaeology

Roman chariot unearthed 'almost intact' near Pompeii

An ornate Roman chariot has been discovered "almost intact" near Italy's buried city of Pompeii, the archaeological park announced on Saturday, calling it a discovery with "no parallel" in the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.

Business

Trading app Robinhood says facing US regulator inquiries

Stock trading app Robinhood on Friday confirmed it is cooperating with inquiries from US regulators into its decision to temporarily throttle purchases of shares in companies such as GameStop during frenzied trading in January.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

German commission may do U-turn on AstraZeneca jab for elderly

Germany's vaccine commission is considering reversing course and recommending AstraZeneca's COVID-19 jab for those over 65 after a study showed it to be effective among the elderly, its chairman has said.

Earth Sciences

'Missing ice problem' finally solved

During glacial periods, the sea level falls, because vast quantities of water are stored in the massive inland glaciers. To date, however, computer models have been unable to reconcile sea-level height with the thickness ...

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