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Resource ID: #8584
Subject: Health Care
Source: Observer (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Charlotte Observer reports on efforts to curb the nation's disgraceful infant mortality record; documents the case of one baby born prematurely to a poor North Carolina family who died 159 days later after building up a hospital bill of over $232,000; shows how poverty, drugs, apathy, and ignorance keep women from getting prenatal care; teenage pregnancies also contribute to the problem, Nov. 26 - 30, 1989.

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