Fox News Goes In-Depth on Premature Birth Report Card and Improving Trends

March of Dimes President Says We Must Continue To Reduce Our Early Births

White Plains, New York | Thursday, November 14, 2013

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March of Dimes president, Dr. Jennifer L. Howse Fox sat down with last week with Fox News’ Senior Managing Editor for Health News, Dr. Manny Alverez, to have a candid talk about America’s preterm birth rate, the foundations latest Premature Birth Report Card and how the US can continue to reduce the number of babies born too soon.

See the entire interview at

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