Navigation Links
Georgia Receives Second March of Dimes NICU Family Support(R) Project
Date:11/6/2007

March of Dimes Selects Atlanta Medical Center for State's Second Site

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The March of Dimes today announced that it has named Atlanta Medical Center as Georgia's second hospital recipient of its signature program, NICU Family Support(R). March of Dimes NICU Family Support(R) provides information and comfort to families of premature and other critically ill newborns being cared for in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah was the first recipient and launched its project in February 2006.

"Preparing for a new baby is a time of great excitement," said Mark Gibson, state director of March of Dimes Georgia chapter. "Families don't expect anything to go wrong, but each year approximately 1 in 8 newborns wind up in a NICU because they are born too soon, too small or with a birth defect. The experience can be overwhelming for families. NICU Family Support(R) aims to make the journey through newborn intensive care smoother and less traumatic for families."

The project is an important component of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign, a multi-year effort to address the growing problem of premature birth, which is the leading cause of newborn death in America. The causes of nearly half of all premature births are unknown, leaving all families at risk. Other initiatives include March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month(R) in November and Every Baby Has a Story, a recently launched campaign uniting families to tell stories online of the babies in their lives and ultimately raise awareness of the ways to help every baby have a healthy start. For more information on Prematurity Awareness Month and Every Baby Has a Story, visit http://www.marchofdimes.com/everybaby.

In 2004, there were 17,703 preterm births in Georgia. In an average week in our state, 340 babies are born preterm. In 2
'/>"/>

SOURCE March of Dimes
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Cogdell Spencer Inc. Acquires Summit Professional Plaza I and II in Brunswick, Georgia
2. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Pushes for Pre-K Expansion in Georgia
3. Georgia Pecans Fit!: New Campaign Highlights Health Benefits, Recipes, Web Site
4. SecureWorks Ranked 6th in Deloittes Technology Fast 50 Program for Georgia
5. MIT Holding, Inc. signs partnership agreement with Georgia Southern University
6. Coalition America, Inc. Again Named One of Georgias Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloittes Technology Fast 50 Program
7. Mismanagement at North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Results in Chronic Staff Shortages, Budget Issues
8. Lake Elsinore Family Caregiver Receives Free Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store
9. DaVita Receives Civil Complaint
10. Ranbaxy Receives Tentative Approval to Manufacture and Market Galantamine Tablets on an Exclusive Basis
11. Watson Receives First FDA Approval for Manufacturing Product at Its Goa, India Facility
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2014)... PhUSE is proud to announce Dr. Pritpal Tamber, ... speakers for their 10th annual conference which is themed ... in 2013 , Charles Sabine in 2012 ... again presents high-calibre speakers to talk about relevant topics ... information. , Dr. Pritpal Tamber is a "health explorer" ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... September 21, 2014 Waldorf Risk ... Management Portal designed for Diocesan risks. The portal ... to support effective risk management and loss control ... live coinciding with Waldorf’s exhibition at the Diocesan ... These applications were developed in collaboration with three ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... (IJF BHWG) will host a statewide symposium ( ... Members, Veterans, and their Families. Sponsored by the ... Veteran’s Lottery Cash Grant, and Health & Disability ... 9th at the Hilton Hotel in Springfield, IL. ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Best Cheap Hosting USA, one of the leading review ... are the best Reseller hosting suppliers in 2014. “It ... Actually, these companies have outperformed their competitors on hosting ... get the best web hosting at affordable rates,” the ... manager, reseller hosting is a very popular way for ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Rancho del Rio, Colorado (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... of Vail, Colorado, ten teams of disabled and able-bodied ... hand cycles, and completed a ropes course in pursuit ... Team Challenge from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports, ... to participating athletes who successfully completed the three stage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:PhUSE announces Final List of Industry Influencers as Keynote Speakers 2Health News:PhUSE announces Final List of Industry Influencers as Keynote Speakers 3Health News:Waldorf Risk Solutions Releases New Risk Management Portal 2Health News:Enhancing Clinical Competence to Serve Veterans, a Statewide Symposium 2Health News:Enhancing Clinical Competence to Serve Veterans, a Statewide Symposium 3Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Announces The Best Reseller Hosting Suppliers In 2014 2Health News:Disabled Athletes Excel at World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge 2Health News:Disabled Athletes Excel at World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge 3
... new study looking at how hospitals account for the ... (CA-BSIs) found substantial inconsistencies in the methods used to ... The study, conducted by the National Association ... Unit Focus Group, appears in the October issue of ...
... among postmenopausal women in Canada as their use of ... September 23 in The Journal of the National ... (WHI) trial of more than 16,000 postmenopausal women in ... of combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy outweighed ...
... THURSDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual problems are common ... In a study of about 1,000 women treated for breast ... a partner reported sexual difficulties, such as loss of desire ... see a large number of women who tell us this ...
... Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that ... from hospice were nearly five times higher than for patients ... far more likely to use emergency department care and be ... issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Led by ...
... University surgeon, investigators found that women who give birth ... double normal rates despite the fact that vaginal delivery ... lingering, yet often treatable, symptoms following their pelvic fracture ... The study, published in Clinical ...
... Sciences (NIEHS) is awarding $36 million in grants to ... workers involved in hazardous waste operations and transportation, environmental ... training programs can receive annual funding for up to ... region will use the money to continue ongoing safety ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study of bloodstream infections reveals inconsistent surveillance methods and reporting 2Health News:Declining breast cancer incidence in Canada with declining HRT usage 2Health News:Sexual Problems May Arise After Breast Cancer 2Health News:Sexual Problems May Arise After Breast Cancer 3Health News:Patients with cancer who stop hospice care boost health-care costs 2Health News:Study finds high rate of c-sections after pelvic fractures 2Health News:NIEHS to fund $36 million in worker safety training 2Health News:NIEHS to fund $36 million in worker safety training 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  Today DePuy ... new variable angle plating systems featuring its proprietary ... can adapt screw trajectory to match patient anatomy ... fragments of bone. The systems are being introduced ... Ankle Society (AOFAS) and the International Federation of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "United ... 2020″, provides key market data on ... market. The report provides value, in ... (in units) within market categories – ... Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes, Duodenoscopes, Laparoscopes, Hysteroscopes, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... N.C. , Sept. 19, 2014  For ... cloud-based drug design and development, partnering is an ... mission is to design new drugs and identify ... 2 partners to further their development. The company ... investments. To support this business model, Cloud Pharmaceuticals ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DePuy Synthes Proprietary Variable Angle Locking Technology Now Available To Treat Calcaneal Fractures And Medial Column Fusion Procedures 2DePuy Synthes Proprietary Variable Angle Locking Technology Now Available To Treat Calcaneal Fractures And Medial Column Fusion Procedures 3United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 2United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 3United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 4United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 5Cloud Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnering Sessions and Presentation Schedule 2
... features an advanced design that accommodates both ... gives surgeons the flexibility to easily customize ... is built-in to every aspect of the ... Secure-Twist anti-migration system to the screw options ...
... This system is designed to meet ... by offering an attached locking mechanism and ... standard cases or variable angle screws for ... Atlantis anterior cervical plate system allows the ...
... start with small things. The extremely ... of the trailblazers of the new,generation ... towards ever smaller access and the ... site. ,The HiLAN XS motor concept ...
The CRW system is the premier stereotactic system. The CRW system can be configured as a basic CT-only system, a CT/MR scanner-dependent system, or a high-level CT/MR scanner-independent system with ...
Medicine Products: