Preterm birth rates have dropped for the sixth year in a row nationwide, but they remain high in these 10 states with the worst premature birth rates, according to this year's March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.
10. Washington, D.C. (12.8 percent preterm birth rate in 2011)
A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf and strong currents to Ventura County south and southeast-facing beaches this week. Rescuers are urging the public to be cautious while entering the water, but surfers are enjoying the bigger sets.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.