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Improving health of babies

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR ADVERTISER

    Dr. Yolanda Lawson, left, Chair of the Council on Concerns of Women Physicians presents the 2019 Organization Award to Stacey D Stewart, President and CEO of the March of Dimes at the Hawaii Convention Center on July 28, 2019 in Honolulu, Hi.

It is disturbing to hear the statistic from the March of Dimes: Native Hawaiian and Filipino mothers’ risk of delivering a premature baby is above average; they comprise half of Hawaii’s preemies, who can have lifelong health complications. Read more

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