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A Healthy Baby Begins with You Campaign

Crisis in the Crib

Saving Our Nation's Babies
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Documentary: Crisis in the Crib: The Role of Men
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Tonya Lee Speaks on A Healthy Baby Begins with You campaign
Tonya Lee Speaks on A Healthy Baby Begins with You campaign
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Let's face it! Infant mortality rates among African American babies are twice as high as those of the general population. But infant mortality is preventable and a healthy baby begins with you.

The Office of Minority Health (OMH), of the Department of Health and Human Services, is launching A Healthy Baby Begins with You - a national campaign to raise awareness about infant mortality with an emphasis on the African American community - as one of our efforts to end health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities.
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"Preconception Care Is not a Luxury"
Preconception health is only a worry for those trying to conceive. Or so Mary M. Gottesman, N.P., used to think. "I really rehabilitated my thinking that when a girl enters puberty that is preconception," she said.
Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Long Lasting Affect of a College "Hook-up"
Beyond the books and the rigors of academia, college is often seen as a time of independence, cutting the apron strings and finding yourself. But that independence can be peppered with desires for experimentation that can have detrimental and lasting effects, including sexually transmitted infections (STI).

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