Pediatrics

Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in ...

Pediatrics

Blocking light improves preemies' survival rates

The survival rate of preemies born between 26 to 31 weeks of gestation is improved by blocking light from reaching the intravenously-fed infused nutritious mixture they depend on for survival, researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine ...

Health

US infant deaths at lowest rate ever: CDC

(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. infants who die before their first birthday continues to decline and is at a historic low, health officials reported Thursday.

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