Tag Archives: U.S.

Newborn survival rate in U.S. ranks surprisingly low

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A 20 year analysis of newborn death rates around the world published in PLoS Medicine showed that the number of newborn deaths in the United States ranked 41 out of 45 among industrialized countries, equal with Qatar and Croatia. The World Health Organization and Save the Children conducted the study, which also showed that the number of infants who […]

How the debt ceiling crisis might affect the average parent

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It’s impossible to turn on a television or browse a news site without hearing something about the “Debt ceiling” or “Government default” these days, but sometimes it’s hard to relate national news like this with our everyday life. The truth is, this problem and how it gets resolved has a very direct affect on parents, […]