Rock County baby death rate among top

Rock County baby death rate among top

There are 3 comments on the The Janesville Gazette - Janesville, Wisconsin story from Apr 22, 2011, titled Rock County baby death rate among top. In it, The Janesville Gazette - Janesville, Wisconsin reports that:

Health officials are focused on Beloit, where the rate of infant mortality among blacks is especially alarming: For every 1,000 live births, 16.8 deaths occur, said Janet Zoellner, Rock County Health Department nursing director.

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“The doctor is in.”

Since: Apr 11

Davie, FL

#1 Apr 23, 2011
What happened to the superior DNA and super melanin?


“The doctor is in.”

Since: Apr 11

Davie, FL

#2 Apr 23, 2011
"Many black woman have preterm births, and Beloit’s numbers are driven by the city’s high black population, she said.

“It’s reflecting numbers that are seen in large metropolitan areas across the nation,” she said.“Anywhere where there’s a large (population of) blacks, the numbers are going to be very high.

“The tricky thing is we just don’t know why,” she said.

Researchers have found it’s not merely a matter of women getting prenatal care or living in poverty, Zoellner said.

The high number of tiny babies born to black mothers could be a reflection of social and economic pressures and stress of being black, she said."


I can imagine the enormous pressure that being black in an advanced western society brings.

Georgetown, KY

#3 Jul 6, 2011
Sounds like dna and exposure to pbc s. Pollution has always plagued wisconsin. Look into how many of those woman mother and fathers are veterans. Congress ie trying to link woman veteran trained at fort mcclellan alabama which would explain lots od issues with pregnancy. Big superfund in anniston alabama and the fox valley pbc s. Do the research about pollution in air water ground and monsanto weed killer. The truth will set these

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