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Early preterm births cause troubling rise in infant mortality: Progress report and The Plain Dealer, April 10, 2019

Where you live determines how long you live and The Plain Dealer, October 24, 2018

Ohio encourages ‘kick counting’ and free app to pregnant moms to prevent stillbirth and The Plain Dealer, October 24, 2018 and The Plain Dealer, September 30, 2018

First Year Cleveland: Working Together to Save Babies

Cleveland Leadership Center, September 21, 2018

Rita Andolsen –MetroHealth & “First Year Cleveland” Initiative 9.12.18

WKYC, September 12, 2018

Reducing The Infant Mortality Racial Disparity Gap; Tech To Help Smokers Quit

IdeaStream/WVIZ, August 16, 2018

A potentially pathbreaking local effort to unknot the whys of black infant mortality: editorial and The Plain Dealer Editorial Board, August 5, 2018

Can targeting race-based stress and healthcare bias save babies’ lives?

The Plain Dealer and, July 20, 2018

In planning for Cleveland’s future, we first need to rebuild trust: Chris Thompson (Opinion), June 27, 2018

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Awards Tax Credits to Prevent Infant Mortality

WKSU, May 31, 2018

Rate of black infant deaths 6 times that of white deaths in Cuyahoga County in 2017: Saving the Smallest

The Plain Dealer and, March 14, 2018

For Every White Baby that Died in Cuyahoga County in 2017, More than Six Black Babies Died

Cleveland Scene, March 14, 2018

First Year Cleveland, county programs to receive another $3M in Medicaid funding to combat infant mortality, January 31, 2018

First Year Cleveland receives $2.9 million to reduce infant deaths

Crain’s Cleveland Business, February 2, 2018

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