NashvilleHealth | infant mortality

There are many different causes of infant mortality, from infection to birth defects or accidents. The main causes of infant mortality in the United States are different than the main causes of infant death around the world. In addition, in the United States and worldwide,...

By Robert Jimison Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. From 2005 to 2014, the infant mortality rate in the US dropped 15%, from 6.86 infant deaths per 1,000 live births...

By: Alice Callahan For generations, obstetricians have been quick to cut the umbilical cord of newborns. That’s changing, and most expectant parents should anticipate at least a short delay before the cord is cut. In January, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists became the latest major...

NashvilleHealth Welcomes Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Nashville Among all of the organizations tracking and taking action to improve our national health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is tops on the list. At NashvilleHealth's Steering Committee meeting in December, we had the honor of hosting Dr. John...

By: Caroline Young, Executive Director, NashvilleHealth When partners come together, building on years – even decades – of helping Nashville be healthier, we know that we are on to something. That’s the story of NashvilleHealth in 2016, and it’s the story we are building together for...



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