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Last modified: October 2, 2007, 2:30 PM
The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of children by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies and, in 2003, launched a campaign to address the increasing rate of premature birth. For more information, visit the march of Dimes Web site at www.marchofdimes.com.