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    Healthier Babies, Healthier Moms
    December 14, 2011

    The statistics for infant mortality reveal the distressing reality of health disparities among racial and ethnic populations in the United States. African-American women are twice as likely as white women to give birth prematurely. African-American infants are twice as likely as white infants to die in their first year.

    With support from the Aetna Foundation, the March of Dimes is working on a project to help African-American women have healthier pregnancies and give birth to full-term babies.  

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    Innovations in Health Care Delivery
    December 14, 2011

    Can a well-integrated and well-coordinated health care system deliver better outcomes, lower costs and improve patient satisfaction?

    With a grant from the Aetna Foundation, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, are looking at ways to measure the success of integrated health care practices based on the needs, experiences and expectations of patients with chronic conditions.

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    Diversifying Medicine and Health Care
    December 14, 2011

    Developing tomorrow’s leaders in medicine and health care research from underrepresented minority groups is an important part of our strategy to improve health outcomes for minority populations nationwide.

    Meet the Aetna Foundation/AcademyHealth Minority Scholars as they discuss the critical need to end racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.