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March of Dimes Met with Surgeon General

Washington, DC, Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Todd P. Dezen (914-997-4608)
Elizabeth Lynch (914-997-4286)
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March of Dimes President Jennifer L. Howse met with the Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, yesterday to discuss the ongoing crisis of premature birth. Among the topics covered were action items from the Surgeon General’s Conference on Preterm Birth, which was held in 2008, and collaboration on educational outreach. Pictured left to right: Surgeon General Benjamin and Dr. Howse.

For the latest resources and health information, visit our websites and If you have been affected by prematurity or birth defects, visit our community to find comfort and support. You can also find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

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