[Healthy Start Program]
Original Airdate: 5/15/1989
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Marcus Jones reports that top officials from the Department of Public Health held a press conference to celebrate the positive findings of a study on the state's Healthy Start Program. Jones notes that the program provides prenatal, birth, and post-partum care to poor and uninsured women. Jones' report includes footage of Deborah Prothrow-Stith (Commissioner, Department of Public Health) and Howard Spivak (Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Health) at the press conference. Spivak says that high-risk women in the program had excellent results. Prothrow-Stith talks about the importance of prenatal care. Jones reviews the findings of the study of the program. Jones interviews Spivak about continued state funding for the program. Jones reports that the program's preventative medicine saves money in the long-run. Jones' report includes footage of infants, mothers, and health care workers in a hospital nursery.
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Healthy Start Program
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