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A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Mill Birthing Center Closed After Birth With Bad Outcome

South Carolina health officials have suspended the license of a birthing center in Fort Mill.


File photo of a hospital nursery. (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospital Treats Drug-Dependent Babies

He’s less than two weeks old, but he shows the telltale signs of a baby agitated and in pain: an open sore on his chin where he’s rubbed the skin raw, along with a scratch on his left check. He suffers from so many tremors that he’s been placed in a special area so nurses can watch him around the clock in case he starts seizing —or worse, stops breathing.


File photo of baby. (Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

US Has Highest Newborn Mortality Rate In Industrialized World

(CBS Charlotte) — With all of the medical advances a country like the United States has had over the years, why does our country have the worst survival rate in the industrialized world for newborn […]

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2013

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NC Legislature Agrees To Mandate For Newborn Test

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly has agreed all North Carolina hospitals should be required to assess newborns for heart defects using an inexpensive test. The bill approved Wednesday would mandate hospitals to administer […]

CBS Charlotte–05/01/2013