March of Dimes salutes Meritus

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Meritus Medical Center’s women’s and children’s services department received gifts and praise from the Greater Washington, D.C., market of the March of Dimes during the group’s recent Day of Gratitude. Jennifer Abell, far left, traveled on behalf of the March of Dimes to meet with and celebrate the group of health care professionals who care for premature babies and their families. Premature birth is the largest contributor to infant death worldwide and is on the rise in the United States.