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Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

Season 18 Episode 1802 | 26m 46s

Pregnant women in the United States are more than twice as likely to die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth than those in most other high- income countries in the world. And behind these statistics lie startling racial disparities in the care, treatment, and health outcomes for women of color.

Aired: 01/31/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
We track “long-haulers” to learn more about the long-term health effects post-COVID.
The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.
The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.
Joan and the panel discuss the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.
Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.
Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.
Discussing what we can do to keep our brain healthy.
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