March Of Dimes Focusing On Lowering Number Of Premature Births In Minority CommunitiesThe group is spearheading programs at two Queens hospitals, Jamaica and Elmhurst, reaching into communities of color, where prematurity rates remain high.
March For Babies Fundraiser Marches Through ManhattanThousands of people are marching Sunday in support of March of Dimes' quest to prevent premature births and help those children who are born prematurely.
March For Babies: Lookatch Family Shares Their Story About Premature DaughterThe mother said that thanks to the March of Dimes, Emma was given shots to help open her lungs.
Empire State Building Goes Purple To Raise Awareness About Premature BirthsThe 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.
Premature Birth Rate Continues Decline In New York StateThe rate of premature births in New York State has continued its trend of decline, according to state heath officials.
Doctor: Premature Births Cost Society $5.8 Billion A YearOne in 8 babies are born prematurely in the United States each year and the societal costs are enormous.

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