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Posts tagged infant mortality rate

December 8, 2016


Grants Awarded In Effort To Fight High Infant Mortality Rate

The money comes from the department's Safety PIN grant program, which the state legislature created in 2015.

October 13, 2016


IU Health Launches Effort Promoting Infant Safe Sleep

Indiana has the 10th worst overall infant mortality rate in the nation.

August 30, 2016


Infant Mortality Rate For Black Babies Doubles State Average

The Indiana State Department of Health has identified addressing infant mortality as one of its highest priorities.

September 24, 2015


Morning Headlines: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Several presidential candidates are visiting Indiana within the next two months.

June 29, 2015


New Program Targets High Infant Mortality Rate

The state’s infant mortality rate was 7.1 in 2013, meaning, on average, a Hoosier infant dies every 13 hours. Comparatively, the national rate was 5.96.

March 20, 2015


Is A Box The Answer To Indiana’s High Infant Mortality Rate?

Finland boasts one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world, but can the Finnish approach help Indiana lower its higher-than-average rate?

February 18, 2015


State House Passes Bill To Reduce Infant Mortality Rate

It's called the Safety PIN bill, which stands for Protecting Indiana’s Newborns.

January 14, 2015


Campaign To Reduce Indiana’s Infant Mortality Rate Launches

The State Department of Health is reaching out to new and expectant mothers in an effort to curb the state’s infant mortality rate.

January 30, 2014


Indiana Mothers Reducing Early Elective Deliveries

Health groups say carrying a child to the full-term of 39 weeks significantly reduces the risk of infant mortality.

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