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.
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.
Empire State Building To Go Purple Sunday Night For World Prematurity Day15 million babies are born premature each year -- and 1 million of them die, according to the March of Dimes.
Sunday Marks March Of Dimes' World Prematurity DayPromising news came earlier this month when the March of Dimes announced the pre-term birth rate of 11.5 percent, a fifteen-year low.
Empire State Building Going Purple For World Prematurity DayEach year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.