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‘Giving Birth In America’ — Documentary Premieres Today on CNN

By Women's Voices For Change
"Giving Birth in America" follows four pregnant women and their healthcare providers in Florida, Montana and New York in the days leading up to delivery. Together, they navigate the challenges of race, poverty, chronic illness, obesity and other inequalities that can be attributed to the U.S. being the only developed country whose maternal mortality has been consistently on the rise since 1990.
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General Medical · Health · News

Women Monitoring the Emerging Swine Flu Crisis

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
The weekend news has been full of alarming statistics about a new Swine flu, Influenza A H1N1, that has affected almost 1500 people in 3 states in Mexico and is now in the United States and perhaps other countries as well.  This influenza outbreak has its own fingerprints.  It is spread from pigs to pigs and then from pigs to…
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