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Two premature babies die at hospital due to human error

Two premature babies died over the weekend at an Indiana hospital due to human error. The babies, both given adult doses of the blood thinner Heparin died Saturday night. The babies were born at 25 and 26 weeks at Newborn Intensive Care Unit of Metho...

March of Dimes urges FDA drug approval

In a news release today, the March of Dimes urged Food and Drug Administration officials to promptly approve a commercial progesterone therapy that appears to prevent some premature births. Dr. Nancy Green, March of Dimes medical director, testified ...

Breastfeeding helps preemie brain development: study

A recent study found that premature infants fed with breast milk in the hospital did better on mental development tests later in life than did babies fed with formula. It's long been unanimous that breastmilk is best, but this is the first study t...

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