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Latinos living in "pulmonology deserts" must drive hours for care

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The U.S. is in a maternal care crisis, with the highest maternal mortality rate among comparable wealthy countries. Seven million women across the country live in areas of limited or no access to maternity health care services. The number of American counties categorized as deserts increased by 2% since the organization's 2020 report.
Published 4 months ago · Washington, United States

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36% of US counties are 'maternity care deserts,' raising risks for women and babies, new report finds

About 36% of all US counties are "maternity care deserts," and the number of counties where there is limited or no access to maternity care appears to be growing, according to a new report.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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36% of US counties are 'maternity care deserts,' raising risks for women and babies, new report finds

By Jacqueline Howard, CNNAbout 36% of all US counties are “maternity care deserts,” and the number of counties where there is limited or no access to maternity care appears to be growing, according to a new report.The report, released Tuesday by the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes, found that between 2020 and 2022, 5% of US counties reduced maternity care access, but only 3% of counties shifted to increased access to care. Ch…

4 months ago·Panama City, United States
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36% of US counties are 'maternity care deserts,' raising risks for women and babies, new report finds

By Jacqueline Howard, CNNAbout 36% of all US counties are “maternity care deserts,” and the number of counties where there is limited or no access to maternity care appears to be growing, according to a new report.The report, released Tuesday by the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes, found that between 2020 and 2022, 5% of US counties reduced maternity care access, but only 3% of counties shifted to increased access to care. Ch…

4 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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36% of US counties are ‘maternity care deserts,’ raising risks for women and babies, new report finds

(CNN) — About 36% of all US counties are “maternity care deserts,” and the number of counties where there is limited or no access to...

4 months ago·Boston, United States
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Latinos living in "pulmonology deserts" must drive hours for care

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4 months ago·Washington, United States
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7 Million U.S. Women Live in Maternity Care 'Deserts': Report

TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy can be safer and healthier for both mom and baby with good access to quality maternity care.

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