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Maternal Stress Is a Key Factor in Higher Black Infant Mortality

Posted July 28, 2020 in Articles

Being black in America makes it more likely that you will be diagnosed with conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. It even lessens the chance that you will draw your first breath or make... read more

Our Wellness Network: Helping People Work Through Pain

Posted July 22, 2020 in Articles

Listen to the live interview here WOVU 95.9 FM-LP is a community radio station that is an enterprise of Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc. (BBC), the nonprofit community development corporation serving Cleveland’s Central and Kinsman... read more

First Year Cleveland Launches New Support Network to Combat Infant Mortality

Posted July 19, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — First Year Cleveland, a nonprofit organization formed to reverse the trend of infant mortality in Cuyahoga County, reported last year 13,925 babies were born in Greater Cleveland. But 120 of them didn’t... read more

By acting to address health equity, Cleveland City Council helps us all live healthier lives

Posted July 17, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND -- Speaking for the Cleveland Division of the American Heart Association’s board of directors, we are heartbroken by the devastation wrought by COVID-19 as well as inequities in access to opportunity and health care... read more

First Year Cleveland’s OWN works to improve maternal and infant health outcomes

Posted July 14, 2020 in Articles

For more than 50 years Cuyahoga County has had one of the highest rates of infant deaths in the country, with even higher numbers for African American babies. While several programs exist to curb this problem,... read more

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