News Archive - News on Premature Birth


Premature birth now #1 killer of children under 5 years old - November 17, 2014

PROTECT Researchers at UPR receive grant to promote flu vaccination for pregnant women in Puerto Rico - December 11, 2013

December Highlight: PROTECT publishes new findings on Environmental Phthalate Exposure and Preterm Birth - November 21, 2013

U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act in Support of Preterm Birth Research - November 18, 2013

March of Dimes Releases 2013 Premature Birth Score Card - November 1, 2013

Air Pollution linked to High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy - October 12, 2013

U.S. Senate passes PREEMIE reauthorization act in support of preterm birth research - September 30, 2013

PROTECT Research Highlighted on Puerto Rican TV News - April 12, 2013

Jose Cordero quoted in Fox News Article on Preterm Birth - November 19, 2012

World Prematurity Day - November 17, 2012

PREEMIE Act Reauthorization Bill Introduced In Senate, House - August 1, 2011

March for Babies brings PROTECT, March of Dimes, together - May 20, 2011

PROTECT researchers, work profiled in Puerto Rico’s largest newspaper - May 9, 2011

PROTECT featured in Engineering@Northeastern - November 30, 2010

Preterm birth rates improve in most states - November 23, 2010

Jose Cordero leads symposium on premature birth prevention strategies - September 10, 2010

PROTECT profiled by Associated Press - May 16, 2010

Chemicals May Play a Role in Pre-Term Births - July 10, 2009

Phthalates May Play a Role in Pre-Term Births - July 7, 2009