Johns Hopkins will use a $2 million federal grant to look for new ways to prevent premature births.
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The grants are part of a $41.4 million, four-year initiative called the Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns.
“This initiative will help us find new ways to reduce the rate of preterm births, improve the health outcomes of pregnant women and newborns and decrease the anticipated total cost of medical care during pregnancy and delivery and over the first year of life for children,” Dr. Andrew J. Satin, director of the Hopkins gyn/ob department and chair of the Medical Board at