Maternal Mortality Rates

Maternal mortality interests me because it seems preventable and is a problem that is at a confluence of medicine, society and culture. I recommend (highly) the latest State of the World’s mothers report. If giving birth is natural, why do so many mothers die? Shoba Narayan April 1, 2014 Updated: April 1, 2014 17:43:00 A…

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The Sexes– again for The Atlantic

The thrill of being a beat reporter at a newspaper is to turn in copy and have it up in a few hours. Column writing takes away that immediacy but offers carte blanche with respect to voice and content– that is its thrill. I write my Mint column about two weeks in advance and The…

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