New Report Finds U.S. Women Have Highest Maternal Mortality Rate

From Commonwealth Fund The maternal mortality crisis in the United States is well documented: US women have the highest maternal mortality rate among high-income countries, while Black women are almost three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women. But maternal deaths and complications may herald wider US failures in women’s health …

IPCC Climate Report: Deep Changes Continue in the World’s Oceans and

By Robert Kopp, Rutgers University people definitely warming the planetThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns in a new report that this is triggering rapid changes in the atmosphere, oceans and polar regions, as well as increasing extreme weather conditions worldwide. The IPCC has published the first part of its highly anticipated study. Sixth Evaluation …