Keeping Babies Alive: What Worked in Wisconsin

Combatting the high infant-mortality rate for African-Americans

Friday, May 29, 2009

In the U.S. 8,000 African American babies die in their first year of life. Wisconsin tops that list with the highest infant mortality rate for African Americans, particularly in Racine County. State groups are stepping in to try to change that tragic statistic. Joining The Takeaway are Dr. Philip Farrell, Pediatrician and Former Dean of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Dr. Tina Mason, OB/GYN and Program Director at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee.

Guests:

Dr. Philip Farrell and Dr. Tina Mason

Contributors:

Stephanie Loleng

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