November 11, 2011 - 1:25pm
The leading cause of infant mortality in the United States is premature birth, but many of us are unaware that such a tragedy can be prevented through education and awareness. Participate in the first-ever World Prematurity Day, hosted by the March of Dimes, and learn more about the causes of -- and solutions to -- this global problem.
The Thanksgiving season is not only a time to celebrate all the blessings we receive in life, but to acknowledge those hardships that exist in the world and the steps we might take to overcome them. One of these plights is the high rate of premature births across the globe: an estimated 13 million...