Tag Archives: Babies

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Health warning as babies catch measles

Two infants with measles probably acquired the infection in Sydney, health authorities say. NSW Health on Tuesday issued its 15th measles warning for the year after two babies too young to be vaccinated became infected in mid March. An eight-month-old likely contracted the disease in the Haymarket area and was infectious while visiting a Strathfield… Read More »