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Posts tagged infant mortality

February 15, 2018

 

A pregnant woman

Maternal Mortality Bill Moves Forward

The proposal would create a committee to review cases and determine cause of death.

February 5, 2018

 

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2018 Kids Count: Ind. Ranks 28th Overall, 41st For Infant Deaths

The 24th annual Indiana Youth Institute’s Kids Count Data Book was released Monday. The data tool measures the well-being of Hoosier children.

January 26, 2018

 

The IU Health Paoli hospital exterior.

IU Health Reverses Decision, Paoli OB To Remain Open

IU Health will continue to offer obstetrics services at IU Health Paoli Hospital, reversing an earlier decision that services would end in March.

January 5, 2018

 

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Hoosier Health Group Launches County Health Data Tool

The enhanced website from the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana focuses on four core health measures that many Hoosiers fall short on.

November 15, 2017

 

Labor of Love

Opioids Impact Indiana’s Infant Mortality Rate

Indiana's infant mortality rate continues to rise and is linked to substance use disorders.

June 1, 2017

 

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Congressman Jim Banks Holds Round Table On Infant Mortality

Indiana's infant mortality rate is higher than the national average, and parts of Allen County are home to the worst rates in the state.

October 13, 2016

 

african american baby

IU Health Launches Effort Promoting Infant Safe Sleep

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

August 30, 2016

 

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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.

June 29, 2015

 

Amalie studying her big brother

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

 

Baby Bundle

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?

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