The United States infant mortality rate ranks with developing nations.
Our October 13th Salon posed the questions: How can health care and social support improve the infant mortality rate in the United States? What can be done to ensure healthy starts for everyone?
As we learned in our Salon, there is a lot of work to be done, research to be completed, and some organizations are providing support. Action is still needed.
Stay informed! Check out this article from CNN.com about problems that the United States still faces regarding infant mortality. "Why is Infant Mortality Still a U.S. Problem?"