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  • Preventing Hot Car Deaths

    Preventing Hot Car Deaths

    Hot car deaths are completely preventable. A tragic total of 712 children have died from heat-related deaths after being left or trapped inside vehicles since 1998. On average, 37 children die in heat-related vehicle deaths each year. So far in 2017, 12 children have already died as a result of being left in hot cars. […] More

  • Maternal Obesity

    Maternal Obesity Increases Infant Mortality

    Obesity during pregnancy increases the risk of health problems such as hypertension, gestational diabetes, premature birth, and Cesarean section, all of which can negatively affect the long-term health of both mother and baby. Now a new study finds that maternal overweight and obesity during pregnancy increases the risk of infant mortality among babies. As published […] More