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County-level racial prejudice and the black-white gap in infant health outcomes

Publication date: Available online 10 April 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jacob Orchard, Joseph Price Objective Black mothers are 60 percent more likely than white mothers to have preterm births and twice as likely to have a baby with low birth weight.

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Black lives matter: thoughts from the delivery ward in St. Louis

I live in St. Louis, Missouri, which since 2014 has most notably been in the news for the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Read More

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