Non-nurse midwives, who provide maternity care and deliver babies in homes and freestanding birth centers, have lobbied lawmakers for licensure and other rights across the country by promising to serve rural areas. But a GateHouse Media data analysis of more than 3,000 non-nurse midwives and freestanding birth centers shows the majority of them are clustered in cities and suburbs already served by hospitals with obstetric care units.
More than 500 twisters reportedly touched down across the country last month. The United States experienced a record-breaking rash of tornadoes in May, with hundreds of twisters reported from coast to coast. It was the third-highest month of reported tornado activity since 2000. Eyewitnesses reported more than 530 of the violent storms to the National […]
Data show an influx of youth triathletes and a gender gap among older members Kim and Ryan Frost started racing in triathlons nearly 20 years ago. When their kids were old enough, they bicycled alongside them as they trained. Now, the whole family races in the three-part events that combine swimming, biking and running. As […]