Maternal health leaders discussed the struggles they face in the field and ways to improve access at the 2023 Tennessee State of Reform conference last month. Judith Nowlin, chief executive officer of Nest Collaborative and moderator of the panel, opened with some statistics.  “Over the past 15 years, maternal mortality has doubled in our nation,” … Read more

On Dec. 19, the Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA) published a new report providing an update on the excess of all-cause mortality and selected cause-specific mortality in Arizona since the start of the pandemic. This report updates earlier data in 2020 that revealed an unprecedented increase in all-cause mortality in Arizona compared to recent years … Read more