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Maternal & Child Health

California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review (CA-PAMR): Pregnancy-Associated Suicide from 2002 to 2012 (2019)

Released by the California Department of Public Health’s Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division, the California Maternal Quality Care...

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Reading for Health: A Reimagined, Community-Driven Approach to Early Literacy in Del Norte County and Tribal Lands (2018)

In the downstairs den of Katie Creed's Crescent City home, seven preschool-age children formed a scattered half-circle for afternoon story time...

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The California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review: Report from 2002 to 2007 Maternal Death Reviews (2018)

After a steady rise in maternal mortality from 1999-2006, California has observed a sustained decline in maternal mortality, from a high of 16...

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The Cost of Premature Birth from Preventable Air Pollution in California (2018)

Air pollution can have serious effects on health, starting from the very first stages of life. Vie...

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A Hidden Problem: Lead-Poisoned Children in the United States (2017)

Explore the study findings with interactive maps from PHI's California Environmental Health Tracking Program ...

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Fostering Greater Use of Digital Health Technology for Healthier Moms and Families (2017)

Strengthening digital readiness and the ability to use digital health solutions is a critical step in increasing patient engagement and reinforcing...

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Interactive Digital Primer: Adverse Childhood Experiences across California (2016)

A Social Movement, Driven By Communities And Rooted In Medicine Recognizing that the long-lasting effects of adverse childhood experiences...

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Pregnancy-Related Cardiovascular Deaths in California: Beyond Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (2015)

Objective Maternal mortality rates rose markedly from 2002 to 2006 in California, prompting an in-depth maternal mortality review in a state wh...

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Pregnancy-Related Mortality in California: Causes, Characteristics, and Improvement Opportunities (2015)

A study of pregnancy-related deaths in California analyzed the leading five causes of death and examined the maternal and clinical characteristics ...

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Improving the Quality of Maternal and Child Health Services in Indonesia (2011)

The Partnership of Johnson & Johnson Indonesia, PT and the Indonesian Midwives Association (IBI) Johnson & Johnson Indonesia, PT (J&...

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Talking about Breastfeeding: Why the Health Argument Isn't Enough (2010)

Public health advocates have for years been trying to increase the number of women who breastfeed by educating mothers about its health benefits. S...

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No Time for Complacency: Sexual Health Needs of California’s Foster and Transitioning Youth (2009)

Foster and transitioning youth face substantial sexual and reproductive health challenges, but all youth should have one or more trusted adults wit...

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Three in Four Voters Favor Law to Guarantee Paid Sick Days to All Workers in California (2008)

A statewide survey conducted for PHI's California Center for Research on Women and Families  finds that by a 73% to 23% margin v...

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