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Homicide is a leading cause of pregnancy-associated death in Louisiana

19:00 EST 2 Feb 2020 | AAAS

(NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Homicide is a leading cause of death among pregnant and postpartum women in Louisiana, according to an analysis of birth and death records from 2016 and 2017. The study, appearing as a research letter in JAMA Pediatrics, was funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the National Institutes of Health.

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