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Infant Mortality Rates a Public Health Issue

Infant mortality is the death of a child less than one year of age. It is measured as infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1000 live births.  It is a serious concern in every corner of America. An indication of that includes how Gov. John Kasich, (R-Ohio) announced new efforts recently to try to reduce Ohio’s infant mortality rate by targeting “hot spot”Read More…