Premature births: March of Dimes gives Minnesota a 'C,' North Dakota gets a 'D'
North Dakota has earned a "D" and Minnesota a "C" from a group aiming at lowering premature births across the country.
The states' grades are listed on the March of Dimes' first Premature Birth Report Card, released Wednesday.
The infant health advocacy group started the report card to track progress toward meeting a federal goal of lowering premature births by 2010.
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