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Family Health: Key to Addressing Stillbirths

Stillbirth is a global issue that impacts millions of women and families around the world each year. Sadly, it is also a burden that falls heaviest on the poorest families.

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Morning Roundup: Wyoming House Defeats Ultrasound Bill

The Wyoming House defeats an ultrasound bill, making abortion all about men, children in Texas are facing a real emergency, and reclaim the vagina!

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Afternoon Roundup: Reproductive Justice and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

News of reproductive and environmental justice on the day of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Are Our Children Prepared to Go Back to School?

Autumn has arrived which means it’s back to school time! Gone are the summer days full of long vacations, reading for fun, and lounging by the pool. Instead, parents & children are now concerned with football games, homework, school dances, peer pressure, and grades. Unfortunately, we can add one more thing to the list of things to worry about: dating violence.

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Akimbo’s First Ever Film Festival: Millennium Development Goals at the Movies!

RH Reality Check is highlighting Akimbo’s first ever film festival, focused on each of the eight Millennium Development Goals as a way to increase awareness of the issues about which the goals are related.

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California Moms and Children Receive Boost from Legislature

Two bills with the power to significantly improve the health and lives of California’s women and children await Governor Schwarzenegger’s signing in the final days of the state’s legislative session.

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Global Lessons from China’s Tainted Milk

Tragic news of children sickened by poisoned milk in China raises questions not only about its product safety system but about why infants in China are fed formula at all.

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Palin, Protector of Children vs. Her Record

Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin styles herself as a fierce protector of children and families, but her record on health insurance for children and pregnant women raises doubts about her priorities.

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India Lags in Addressing Child Mortality

Sixty percent of the under-five deaths in India occur in just five states. An Indian child’s chance of celebrating the fifth birthday clearly depends on the state or community it is born into.

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