Kyley Warren

Kyley Warren

Health Reporter, Phoenix
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As maternal mortality rises in U.S., California bucks the trend

PHOENIX – The maternal mortality rate in the United States has continued to rise in recent years, but California is reversing the tragic trend.


Q&A: Facts and figures on maternal mortality in the U.S.

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.


‘We can help ourselves:’ Native women come together to confront high rates of maternal mortality

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.


Prescription for nature: Grant aims to boost patient health through park time

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.


Periods get political: Arizonans rally to demand end to ‘tampon tax’

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.


‘Public charge’: How changes to federal guidelines could affect immigrants who rely on benefits

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.


Children with a parent behind bars face deeper struggles with mental health

PHOENIX – A new study finds that children with an incarcerated parent are more prone to mental health struggles as kids and adults.