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California Infant Mortality Addressed By Outreach

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CALIFORNIA INFANT MORTALITY
Alamy

In the roughest neighborhoods of Oakland, Sandra Tramiel carries a baby scale in her knapsack as she undertakes a profound mission: saving Alameda County's black children from death before their first birthday.

Tramiel is a public health nurse, a foot soldier in a decades-long battle waged here and across the country to reduce the disproportionately high death rate of African American newborns.

Read the whole story at San Francisco Chronicle