Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring implicit bias training for health care providers serving pregnant people.
Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced similar legislation in the Senate, notably aiming to improve black women’s access to maternal health care.
A damning new CDC report shows most maternal deaths are fully preventable.
Time’s up on merely “observing and debating the effects of bias and racism,” said the Democratic presidential candidate.
The senator and other 2020 candidates spoke at a presidential forum in Houston focused on women of color.
Black women are 243 percent more likely to die during pregnancy than white women.
Reducing maternal mortality by half, California is U.S. outlier in “despicable” trend.
Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand's newly proposed legislation focuses on social problems and medical interventions.
In telling and retelling Savita Halappanavar’s story, Irish activists revealed the hypocrisy and danger of an anti-abortion health care system.
Abroad, the gag rule has caused a rise in maternal mortality and morbidity. Now Trump wants to inflict it on his own people.
There are simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to improve communication between providers and patients.
We simply can't ignore that too many moms around the world are still dying.
BANGKOK, Nov. 12 -- Only nine countries have achieved a UN development goal of reducing the number of women dying before
An innovation that costs less than $5, and requires items that could be found in any drug store, could save thousands of
The organization sent the device to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake and is now gearing up to dispense 100 Solar Suitcases
Consider this: Nashiru, a practitioner of female genital mutilation (FGM) in a Maasai community in Kenya, says, "Cutting girls is something our people have done for hundreds of years. No one can convince us that it is wrong."