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"Baltimore Announces $8.5 Million Dollar HHS Grant to Implement Reproductive Health Education Program in Middle and High Schools"

The Baltimore City Health Department and the U Choose Coalition have been awarded a $8.5 million grant with a goal of decreasing the city’s teen birth rate for African American and Hispanic girls by 30 percent.  The grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is for $1.7 million dollars per year for five years.

"Baltimore reports sleep-related infant deaths continue to tick down" (Baltimore Sun) July 22, 2015

The Baltimore City Health Department reported Wednesday that the number of sleep-related infant deaths continues to tick down since it launched a campaign in 2010 to educate mothers about the proper ways to put babies to bed. “Education is the key to changing behavior to prevent these tragic deaths,” said Dr. Leana Wen, city health commissioner. “That means everyone needs to know the ABCs of Safe Sleep -- that babies should be put to sleep alone, on their backs and in cribs, without exposure to secondhand smoke. No exceptions.”

"Baltimore Reports Record Low Sleep-Related Infant Deaths in 2014"

Baltimore saw a record low number (13) of sleep-related infant deaths in 2014, down from a record high of 27 deaths reported in 2009, according to new data from the Baltimore City Health Department.  In Baltimore, the second leading cause of infant mortality is sleep-related infant deaths, behind only complications related to preterm birth and low birth weight.   

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Events

Jul
31

50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid

Zeta Center For Healthy And Active Aging
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Aug
1

Speak To My Heart Ministries

Speak To My Heart Ministries
10:00am to 2:00pm
Aug
1

Central Church of Christ Health Fair & Senior Expo

Central Church of Christ
10:00am to 3:00pm