Premature Births

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Empire State Building Goes Purple To Raise Awareness About Premature Births

The Empire State Building was being lit in purple Monday night to raise awareness about the leading killer of children under the age of 5: prematurity.

11/17/2014

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Premature Birth Rate Continues Decline In New York State

The rate of premature births in New York State has continued its trend of decline, according to state heath officials.

01/05/2013

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Doctor: Premature Births Cost Society $5.8 Billion A Year

One in 8 babies are born prematurely in the United States each year and the societal costs are enormous.

04/28/2011