More than a dozen states this year passed laws to either restrict or expand access to abortion, with a flurry of activity happening within the past few weeks alone. Reaction to the changes has dominated cable news networks and social media platforms. It also seemingly spurred record-breaking Google searches for words related to abortion. On […]
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 […]