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Watson Partners With March of Dimes to Help Fight Preterm Birth
Date:3/20/2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes announced today that Watson Pharmaceuticals has become a new national sponsor of the 2012 March for Babies, the March of Dimes number one fundraising event, and will also be a national partner of the Prematurity Campaign.  Together, the organizations will also work to raise awareness of risk factors for premature birth. 

"Watson employees are participating in March for Babies events around the country as well as supporting us on the national level," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes.  "Their generous support means that we can do more this year to educate women about the risk factors for premature birth and how to avoid them, so more babies can be born full-term and healthy."

Preterm birth affects more than 500,000 babies each year and costs the United States more than $26 billion annually, according to the 2006 Institute of Medicine report. It is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive an early birth often face the risk of lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities and others.

Women face an increased risk of having a premature baby if they are carrying twins, smoke during pregnancy, are African-American, or have a history of preterm birth. Another potential risk for women, currently being reviewed, is having a short cervix.

"The people of Watson recognize the important work of March of Dimes and the devastating impact of prematurity and we are committed, as a corporation and as teams of employees in each of our plant communities, to doing all we can to support the March for Babies," said Paul Bisaro, President and CEO of Watson.  "Watson is proud to join such well-known companies as Kmart, FedEx, Famous Footwear, United Airlines and Farmers Insurance as one of the National Sponsors of this extraordinary fund-raising effort designed to
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