Alabama

13.1% of babies born in Alabama are premature, which means they were born before 37 weeks of pregnancy.  This often leads to health risks that would otherwise be preventable.

Maternal and child health at risk in Alabama as health care deserts worsen

Maternal and child health in Alabama again ranks among the worst in the United States, according to a new annual March of Dimes study. The nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies in the United States released its 2022 report card this month, giving Alabama a failing grade for its rate …

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University of Alabama CCHS Expands Health Care Across Alabama for 50 Years - Alabama NewsCenter

University of Alabama CCHS Expands Health Care Across Alabama for 50 Years – Alabama NewsCenter

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences celebrates 50 years of responding to the state’s acute need for more doctors for small towns and rural communities that have suffered from a severe lack of care health. Founded in 1972 by Dr. William R. Willard, who served as the college’s first dean, CCHS focused …

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Alabama Children’s Health Insurance Program Day Proclaimed and Celebrated

The Children’s Health Insurance Program has provided greater access to health care for children and adolescents and greater financial protection for Alabama families for the past 25 years, and the program has marked this milestone. by a festive anniversary celebration, which included a press conference and reception at Montgomery. Governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed October …

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