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Research: Inner-City Mothers Need More Breastfeeding Support
May 09, 2011
Researchers found differences in initiation rates among patients born in different hospitals, and among patients seen in different health centers. ...
Surgeon Gen Supports Breastfeeding Women
January 20, 2011
Race Factors In To Breastfeeding Choice
October 05, 2010
Breastfeeding Minority Mothers And There Babies Lack Vitamiin D, Study Finds
May 26, 2010
Attitudes About Breastfeeding Explains Disparities Among Black Women
March 25, 2010
Giving Birth Increases Cancer Risks For Blacks
August 26, 2011
Results from the Black Women's Health Study show two or more full-term births are linked to a higher incidence of certain breast cancers in Black women, but only in those who did not breast-feed The study is being reported online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. "African-American women are more likely to have had a greater number of full-term births and less likely to have breastfed their babies," said lead author Julie R. Palmer, ScD, professor of epidemiology at the Slone Epidemiology ...
Blacks/Whites Split On 'Huck Finn' Rewrite
March 01, 2011
Program Tackles Dental health In US Tribes
January 21, 2011
Conference Brings Together Midwives Of Color
September 09, 2010
Depression Prevalent In Mothers Of Poor Infants
August 26, 2010
Gates Foundation Commits $1.5 Billion For Women's, Children's Programs
June 08, 2010
Community Interventions Help American Indian Children Fight Obesity
June 02, 2010
African-American Women Need to Breastfeed for Babies’ Health, Pediatrician and Study Says
April 06, 2010
The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, agreed. If most new moms would breastfeed their babies for the first six months of life ...
Minority Children Get Short End Of Stick In Health Care World
March 29, 2010
“There’s never been a piece of research like this where we say, ‘Let’s just look at all the disparities, and see what they are, how pervasive they are and which domains they fall into’,” he said. “The severity, the extent and the pervasiveness were not known. I think there’s a lack of recognition of the problem, and ...
Study Finds Low-Income Women With Lack Of Access To Stores Have Higher Chance Of Obesity
March 09, 2010
"This study was one of the first to look at supermarket availability across the urban-rural continuum, and the findings suggest that policies to ...
Childhood Obesity Prevention Should Begin Early For Minority Children
March 02, 2010
Grace Campaign For Women And People Of Color Living With HIV/AIDS Launched
December 02, 2009
March Of Dimes Partners To Educate Latinas On The Importance Of Milk
November 17, 2009
"TOMA LECHE's goal has always been to educate families about the health benefits of drinking milk," says Steve James, executive director of the CMPB. "With our awareness ...
Meharry receives funding for program to help reduce infant mortality
September 08, 2009
Women's eNews Receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant
July 31, 2009
The grant will be used to continue its investigative reporting on the underlying causes for the high African-American maternal and infant mortality rates. ...
CDC Awards Weight of the Nation Awards
July 29, 2009
USAID report Improving Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
June 17, 2009
Since 1990, through USAID, the United States has spent more than $6 billion on child survival programs in about 80 countries. Much of the progress is the result of the widespread adoption of basic health interventions, such as early and exclusive breast feeding, measles and other routine immunizations, polio eradication, Vitamin A supplementation, treatment of child illness, antenatal care, safe delivery, postpartum care, newborn care, and the use of insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria ...
Women's eNews 4-20-09
April 20, 2009
KAISER HEALTH DISPARITIES REPORT: A WEEKLY LOOK AT RACE, ETHNICITY AND HEALTH
March 06, 2009
Kaiser Weekly Health Report focuses on the important issues regarding health and wellness for all minorities. ...
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