Infant Mortality Rates http://wyso.org en Ohio's High Infant Mortality Rate Addressed In New Bills http://wyso.org/post/ohios-high-infant-mortality-rate-addressed-new-bills <p>In 2013, state lawmakers and health officials toured Ohio, gathering information about the state’s high infant mortality rate. On Wednesday, state senators introduced five new bills to combat the situation.&nbsp;</p><p>Ohio has one of the worst infant mortality rates in the nation and Republican State Senator Shannon Jones of Springboro says a high infant death rate is a red flag.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 04:12:25 +0000 Jerry Kenney 45848 at http://wyso.org Infant Mortality Forums Take Place in Dayton http://wyso.org/post/infant-mortality-forums-take-place-dayton-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Dayton Children&rsquo;s Hospital and Public Health - Dayton &amp; Montgomery County both hosted events Thursday centered around Ohio&rsquo;s high infant mortality rate.&nbsp; Ohio has one of the highest rates of infant deaths in the country. Health officials and politicians alike want that to change.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:07:41 +0000 Jerry Kenney 39844 at http://wyso.org Infant Mortality Forums Take Place in Dayton Infant Mortality Focus Of Dayton Meeting http://wyso.org/post/infant-mortality-focus-dayton-meeting <p style="margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:'Times New Roman';color:rgb(63,63,63)">Roundtable discussions on infant mortality rates continue in Dayton <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_2096872393" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Thursday</span></span>, and members of the Ohio Senate, public health officials and health professionals in Dayton will gather with a common purpose in mind &ndash; to lower infant death rates in Ohio.</span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:36:11 +0000 Jerry Kenney 39770 at http://wyso.org Roundtable on Infant Mortality Rates to be Held http://wyso.org/post/roundtable-infant-mortality-rates-be-held <p>Members of the Ohio Senate Committee on Medicaid, Health, and Human Services and other health professionals from around the state will be in Cincinnati Thursday to discuss how to improve Ohio’s infant mortality rate.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:44:55 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38060 at http://wyso.org