Navigation Links
Ohio Prematurity Caucus Forming to Meet Challenge
Date:1/22/2008

Group of Lawmakers Vow to Fight Premature Birth in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest figures are out and Ohio's rate of premature birth is up once again from 12.5% in 2004, to 13% in 2005. A total of 19,321 preterm births were recorded for 2005 and over 20 lawmakers have now vowed to work together for the health of all of Ohio's babies. "We were happy to receive the news that our legislators were creating a non-partisan caucus to increase awareness of the serious health issues related to premature birth and to examine and implement public policy issues relative to prematurity and its prevention," said Dr. Jay Iams, Chair of the March of Dimes Ohio Chapter Prematurity Campaign. Senator Keith Faber (R) of Celina also added, "In addition to the severe emotional and social toll premature births have on Ohio families, there are economic issues to consider as well."

In addition to announcing the formation of the Ohio Prematurity Caucus, the inside of the Ohio Statehouse Atrium will be alive with the display of more than 19,000 signatures from concerned families all over the state. Many are in memory of babies who have died due to premature birth. The March of Dimes Ohio Chapter met its statewide goal of collecting at least 18,600 signatures -- one for every baby born premature in a single year in Ohio. By positioning the banners at all 21 walksites around the state, every walker, family member and volunteer had a chance to show their support for the fight to reduce premature birth, and improve the health of all babies.

The Prematurity Caucus is an organized front against a very costly infant health crisis.

Senator Faber, along with Representative Tim DeGeeter (D) of Parma, Dr. Iams of the College of Medicine and Public Health at The Ohio State University, and representatives of the Ohio Chapter of the March of Dimes will gather in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse for a noon press conference to anno
'/>"/>

SOURCE March of Dimes Ohio Chapter
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. MichBio Announces Formation of Biotechnology Legislative Caucus
2. Capps to Lead Bipartisan Womens Caucus Congressional Delegation to Represent United States at Women Deliver Conference in London
3. Black AIDS Mobilization Gains Momentum with Congressional Black Caucus Call to Action
4. Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Supplier Business Initiative Study Results
5. For Healthier Lifestyles That Can Be Habit-Forming, Take the Meals Matter Nutrition & Fitness Challenge!
6. AIUM and ACEP publish guidelines for performing emergency trauma ultrasound -- the FAST exam
7. Rh-Apo2L Named as One of Chinas High-Tech Transforming Products by Chinese Government
8. New ADDHERE(TM) Adhesive Tie Layer Bonds Acrylic Cap Layers to Substrates of Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) in Production of Sheet for Use in Thermoforming
9. 39 Noted Performing Artists Urge Congress to Fix Flaws in Presidents Global AIDS Plan
10. Health IT Vendors, Clearinghouses Transforming Patient Insurance Verification Through CAQH National Initiative
11. eHealth Initiative Releases Blueprint Representing Consensus on an Action Plan for Transforming U.S. Healthcare Using Health IT
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The Mesothelioma Applied Research ... at the International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma on Monday, ... the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Maryland. The following ... and commitment to the mission to cure mesothelioma. , ... be presented to Miriam Ratner. Miriam runs the Meso ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... needs of Central Coast area residents, recently announced a ... System. It’s a treatment option for new and ... kick off 2015 with a bright, white smile, Dr. ... discounted price of $299, marked down from the regular ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 Kaylie Corrigan, ... alcohol treatment center , and current student obtaining her ... has implemented a weekly forum in psychoeducation on substance ... in Flagstaff, AZ as part of her studies. , ... need for support and counseling at the high school ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The noted Friedman Dental Group ... have officially relaunched their website. The new version of ... contains a new section about their team members. Potential ... full biographies of each Friedman Dental Group team member ... was designed to provide our patients with the opportunity ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 Javon ... recognizes Mercy Harvard Hospital as stroke capable by the ... brought via ambulance to Mercy Harvard Hospital. , The ... to indicate their ability to treat stroke according to ... allows ambulances transporting stroke patients to bypass hospitals not ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 2Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 3Health News:Cancer Research Foundation Honors Award Recipients 4Health News:Pismo Beach Dentist Announces Special for Zoom! Teeth Whitening 2Health News:Staff at Arizona Drug Addiction Treatment Center Starts Teen Sobriety Support Group at Local High School 2Health News:Friedman Dental Group Announces Their Updated Website 2Health News:Mercy Harvard Hospital Recognized as Leader in Stroke Care - Javon Bea 2
... residues in their milk. But antibiotics are sometimes used even ... hours to produce a result and do not test for ... closed, thanks to a fully automated minilab developed by scientists ... gwk Praezisionstechnik GmbH. Even at the best of ...
... investigations, researcher says , FRIDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- ... variations in human eye color. , The researchers, led by ... link eye color in 6,000 Dutch people to their genetic ... sense -- blue, green, brown -- as in previous ...
... ... laundry detergent? In the spirit of Mother’s Day and as a gift to mothers (and fathers) ... applicable for babies as they are for brands. , ... (PRWEB) May 7, 2010 -- What does naming a baby have to do with ...
... ... had a family member or friend in a hospital knows just how stressful ... circle of friends and family. With the launch of a new iPhone tool ... right from your phone, instantly. You can choose who you want to communicate ...
... ... Free Baseball Tickets and More , ... Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) -- Dynowatt, an independent provider of electricity and green power, ... game. When you “become a fan” of Dynowatt (powered by Accent Energy) on the ...
... ... preliminary shoots for the Pink Ribbon Connection’s annual breast cancer charity calendar. The calendar ... survivors of breast cancer. , ... Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 6, 2010 -- Dario Infini saw a chance to give back ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Minilab can quickly identify antibiotic residues in milk, before it leaves the barn 2Health News:Minilab can quickly identify antibiotic residues in milk, before it leaves the barn 3Health News:Mother's Day Special: Catchword's 10 Rules for Branding Your Baby 2Health News:Mother's Day Special: Catchword's 10 Rules for Branding Your Baby 3Health News:Mother's Day Special: Catchword's 10 Rules for Branding Your Baby 4Health News:New "howsthepatient" iPhone App Provides a Simple, Seamless Way to Send Health Updates to Friends and Family 2Health News:New "howsthepatient" iPhone App Provides a Simple, Seamless Way to Send Health Updates to Friends and Family 3Health News:New "howsthepatient" iPhone App Provides a Simple, Seamless Way to Send Health Updates to Friends and Family 4Health News:Dynowatt Offers Facebook Fans a Chance to See the Rangers and Astros Play for Texas Bragging Rights 2Health News:Dynowatt Offers Facebook Fans a Chance to See the Rangers and Astros Play for Texas Bragging Rights 3Health News:Indiana Boudoir Photographer Begins Shooting Breast Cancer Charity Calendar 2
(Date:2/27/2015)... Feb. 27, 2015 The role of the ... but one thing hasn,t changed: face-to-face meetings are seen ... with Key Opinion Leaders. Yet at the ... valuable type of interaction, field medical teams within the ... interactions. This is just one of the challenges addressed ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... YORK , Feb. 27, 2015  Pomerantz LLP ... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Vitae" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or ... Vitae and certain of its officers and/or directors have ... Act of 1934.  On February 27, ...
(Date:2/27/2015)...  Acsis Inc., the market leader for supply chain ... John DiPalo , Acsis, Chief Strategy Officer, has ... Executive 2015 Provider Pro to Know. The award ... help prepare their companies, and customers, supply chains for ... list of Provider Pros to Know is featured in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Improving the Management of MSL Teams to Create Value across a Diverse Set of Customers 2SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - VTAE 2Acsis CSO John DiPalo Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 Pro to Know 2
... immunogenicity results for seasonal vaccine program follows positive results from ... plans to initiate a study of the seasonal vaccine in ... ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 11 Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Phase IIa human clinical trial of its seasonal influenza VLP ...
... 11 ,Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: AMLN ... ) and Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKS ... Administration (FDA) recently indicated that the ongoing extension ... the basis for demonstrating,comparability between intermediate-scale clinical trial ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate 2Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate 3Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate 4Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate 5Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate 6Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 2Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 3Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 4Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 5Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 6Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback 7
... all those involved with healthcare decisions to ... latest evidence in their field of interest ... year as the volume of evidence increases. ... the best single source available for continually ...
... CVMstat® provides leading ... of topics involving all ... including sections on diagnosis ... arterial and venous disease. ...
... to the management of common ... a response from leading experts ... more common, and often poorly ... It is a "how-to" guide ...
The Editors and Contributors are a virtual "Who's Who" in surgery, and they have prepared an outstanding program that provides expert advice on a full range of problems. Destined to be the "gold stan...
Medicine Products: