When Eric Darnell Pritchard was 11 years old, they fell for the cute boy across the street. The cute boy confessed that he liked Eric, too. That’s when things got complicated.
The American Heart Association will release a new clinical tool that removes race as a factor in predicting who will have heart attacks or strokes.
The increases were particularly stark among babies born to Native American, Alaska Native and white mothers in 2022. Rates among Black infants remained highest of all.
Some say the facilities, which focus on autonomy in childbirth, could lead to better health outcomes — but officials are tightening rules, citing risk.
A new analysis also found wide disparities in age and race, with Black and young people receiving treatments at far lower rates than white and middle-aged people.
Among Black, Hispanic and multiracial mothers, 40 percent said they had been mistreated during pregnancy or childbirth.
The assessment is the first advance in diagnosing the deadly condition since it was discovered more than a century ago, experts said.
The autopsy report for the track star Tori Bowie lists this rare and sometimes fatal complication of pregnancy.
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Recent research shows that most pregnancy-related deaths occur in the year after a baby is born. The discovery is changing how doctors care for new mothers.