Pregnant Women Are Taking an Awful Lot of Opioids

It's common for pregnant women to fret about almost everything they put in their bodies, from chocolate to tuna. But two recent studies suggest there's been an uptick in percentage of pregnant women taking opioid painkillers. Which seems troubling. » 4/14/14 3:15pm 4/14/14 3:15pm

Midwife Nurses In Mozambique Fight Maternal Mortality

In an Op-Ed on the NY Times' website today, missionary and doctor Sue Malkin writes about the staggering maternal mortality rates in Malawi. Malkin explains that part of the problem in getting care to expectant Malawian women is that they're not always empowered to make decisions about their own well-being, which… » 7/16/08 4:00pm 7/16/08 4:00pm