Kyley WarrenHealth Reporter, Phoenix
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PHOENIX – The maternal mortality rate in the United States has continued to rise in recent years, but California is reversing the tragic trend.
PHOENIX – What is maternal mortality, and what’s being done to reduce it? Here are five facts about the issue and what steps Congress and the states have taken to address it.
WINDOW ROCK – Death due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth should be preventable with the right intervention and care. Recent investigations have put a national spotlight on the issue, but Native Americans are often left out of the conversation. Now, they’re changing that narrative.
PHOENIX – A new initiative encourages Arizona health care providers to “prescribe” park time for patients. It’s part of a larger effort to get people out and about to help battle mental and physical problems.
PHOENIX – Amid a growing push for “menstrual equity,” dozens of activists from across Arizona convened for the first National Period Day protest to call for an end to taxation of menstrual products and more widespread availability of items to help those who can’t afford them.
PHOENIX – Trump administration changes to the so-called public charge rule affecting immigrants have been delayed but nevertheless are stirring widespread confusion and fear in immigrant communities. An expert answers questions.
PHOENIX – A new study finds that children with an incarcerated parent are more prone to mental health struggles as kids and adults.