Recently the U.S. Surgeon General sent a letter to all doctors in the U.S. to enlist their assistance in solving an urgent health care crisis facing our country, the opioid addiction epidemic.
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month and the Center for Maternal and Infant Health is encouraging everyone to get involved to help reduce the number of infants that die each year.
Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that is currently causing outbreaks in many countries. Zika virus can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus, and infection during pregnancy can cause microcephaly and other birth defects.
The goal of the North Carolina Preterm Birth Symposium is to support the implementation of proven interventions to prevent preterm birth. Conference resources are now available.