Tag Archives: Infant

Community celebrates 20 years of providing free infant dental care – The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Sitting across from each other with knees touching, Hagir Malik and University of Iowa pediatric dentistry resident Kyle Nordeen on Thursday worked together to lay down 2-year-old Ahmed, hold his head steady and brush his baby teeth. “He’ll probably cry, but that’s OK,” Nordeen told Malik, 35, of Iowa City, as he… Read More »

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

Another such review examined how the number of prenatal visits affected infant mortality. Seven studies involved more than 60,000 women in countries of varying income. There was no difference in high-income countries in the number of deaths of those who had more or fewer visits (although the number of deaths over all was low). In… Read More »