Quitting smoking before pregnancy could reduce infant deaths

06/11/2010 | HealthDay News

CDC researchers examined 3.3 million births in the U.S. in 2002 and found that smoking during pregnancy could be linked to as many as 8% of premature births and 19% of full-term babies with a low birth weight that year. If the mothers had quit smoking, the researchers estimate that up to 7% of the deaths among premature infants and 34% of deaths caused by SIDS could have been prevented.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Stryker
Fremont, CA
Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD
Director, Office of Compliance
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC