Study links poverty, smoking to infant death rates

10/7/2009 | Reuters

Low-income women are more likely to smoke while pregnant, partly explaining their increased risk of having a stillborn infant, British researchers said. Lead author Dr. Ron Gray said the study results actually were encouraging because they show that helping women quit smoking could reduce disparities in stillbirth and infant death rates.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Fremont, CA