Navigation Links
Health of Hispanic moms and babies a growing concern, new report says
Date:6/11/2014

New York, New York Hispanic women are significantly more likely to have a baby with a neural tube birth defect, and nearly a quarter of all preterm births in the United States are Hispanic, according to a new report from the March of Dimes.

The report is available in English and Spanish and can be view at: http://www.marchofdimes.com/Peristats/pdflib/991/MOD_2014HispanicReport.pdf

http://www.marchofdimes.com/Peristats/pdflib/991/MOD_2014HispanicReport_Spanish.pdf

Thalia, a global ambassador for the March of Dimes, and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist and mother of two young children, is lending her voice to get the word out to Hispanic women about important pregnancy health information and resources available to them.

"I supported this mission even before I became a mom because I appreciate the work the March of Dimes does to improve the health of all babies. I am proud to help with their efforts to focus attention on Latina health. We want women to know that there are things we can do to protect ourselves and our babies, like taking a multivitamin with folic acid before and during pregnancy. There's nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Thalia.

Thalia joined Diana Ramos MD, MPH, professor at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and co-chair of the newly established March of Dimes Hispanic Advisory Council, to speak at a March of Dimes educational luncheon today called Salud: What Hispanic Moms Need to Know to Have a Healthy Baby. They discussed the health risks Hispanic women face and steps they can take to help give their babies a healthy start in life.

"Planning, prenatal care, perpetuating healthy behaviors, are first steps to having a h
'/>"/>

Contact: Elizabeth Lynch
elynch@marchofdimes.com
914-997-4286
March of Dimes Foundation
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Migrating north may trigger immediate health declines among Mexicans
2. Telehealth improves forensic examinations for sexual abuse
3. Miriam Hospital study shows how to make statewide health campaigns more effective
4. Lead abatement a wise economic, public health investment
5. Signpost for health services: Teenagers go from school psychologist to family doctor
6. Women and health-care providers differ on what matters most about contraception
7. Mount Sinai researchers identify protein that keeps blood stem cells healthy as they age
8. Health Affairs asks: Where can we find savings in health care?
9. Study shows health policy researchers lack confidence in social media for communication
10. Restoring trust in VA health care
11. NIDA review summarizes research on marijuanas negative health effects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Health of Hispanic moms and babies a growing concern, new report says
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... well-known fact. Now two researchers from New Zealand are calling ... it affects the poorest who have no funds to get ... Associate Professor Tony Blakely and Dr Nick Wilson say that ... to erase smoking completely from the society since the death ...
... popular belief that drinking one or two glasses of alcohol ... alcohol has no such effect//. ,Dr Rod Jackson and ... French paradox that makes believe alcohol has its role in ... a figment of “confused research”. ,According to them, “One ...
... preventing amputations and other disease-related complications in diabetics is ... of Tamil Nadu, courtesy a hospital initiative//. ,For ... in the Community (DAPIC)" programme at Maragal Kandigai village ... a boon. DAPIC seeks to prevent diabetic foot amputations ...
... community has been arguing about the health benefits associated ... of the above argument has shown that// regular but ... obesity. ,The study was conducted amongst a ... health and nutrition survey. The participants were required to ...
... study in Chicago compares the dietary habits and increased weight ... intake of high calorie diet and employment of food as ... students//. Other factors such as selling food and organizing fund ... out to the increased body weight. About two thirds of ...
... stress has been known to interfere with several aspects of ... and endocrine levels. It has now been found// from recent ... can actually delay the wound healing process. This observation is ... level of proinflammatory proteins (molecules that play a major role ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Wound Healing Found To Be Slower In Couples Who Fight Often 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... and RALEIGH, N.C. ... Marketing Communications, LLC (CTMC), and Integrated Clinical Trial ... recruitment and retention for clinical trials announce that ... Clinical Trial Marketing Services (i-CTMS). i-CTMS will provide ... services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , December 15, 2014 ... Am 19. und 20. Februar sind alle ... SAFE MEDICINE ECOSYSTEM PARTNER PROGRAMM ™ 2015 ... besuchen. Diese Tagung soll dazu ... Möglichkeit geben, die neue profitablen Unternehmensdienstleistungen, die ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Dec. 12, 2014 Research and Markets ... "Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global Electrocardiogram ... by 2016. The North America ... share while Europe claims approximately ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 3Symposium über Aegates Ecosystem-Partner-Programm für sichere Medikamente vom 19. - 20. Februar 2015 in Amsterdam 2Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 2Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 3Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 4
... LOS ANGELES, December 2, 2011  WestPark Capital, Inc. announced ... (NYSE Amex: ISR). A total of 2,817,988 shares of common ... of common stock were sold, generating gross proceeds of ... used to fund new applications for IsoRay,s Cesium-131 technology ...
... SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 2, 2011  H. D. Smith and Adventist ...  announce a five-year agreement in which H. D. Smith will ... health system,s hospitals, home healthcare and long term care facilities. ... D. Smith will provide medical product supply chain services and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WestPark Capital Announces $2.6 Million IsoRay Offering 2H. D. Smith and Adventist Health System Sign Prime Vendor Agreement 2H. D. Smith and Adventist Health System Sign Prime Vendor Agreement 3
PremierEdge™ Implant Knives....
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Medicine Products: