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Research

microscopic view of placental tissue
September 15, 2020

Researchers have identified properties in placenta tissue that may play an important role in preventing the transmission of COVID-19 from a mother with the virus to her fetus.

Young black woman stares intently at smartphone screen in her hands
September 11, 2020

Clinical trials of Gabby, a digital conversation agent, found it increased Black women's engagement in care known to improve birth outcomes.

September 4, 2020

Researchers Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD and Nina Lin, MD describe their COVID clinical trials and why engaging underrepresented minorities to participate is essential.

A newborn baby is breastfeeding during rooming-in with mom at the hospital
September 2, 2020

The first multi-site study of the ESC model suggests a nonpharmacologic care model focused on maternal engagement is a safe option for widespread use.

July 23, 2020

A survey of pediatric residency program directors across the country reveals that effective implicit bias training is lacking, but educators don’t have the guidance needed for improvements.