L.A. Times Report: High Maternal Mortality Among African-American Texans Is a 'Quiet Crisis'

Globally, maternal mortality rates have been declining over the past several years. In America, however, the maternal death rate more than doubled between 1987 and 2013. In fact, though the United States is one of the most developed countries in the world, it’s the second to last among 31 developed countries, ahead of…