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Harvard panel addresses high maternal mortality rates

Speaking via closed-circuit video, Karen Scott, project director the California Birth Equity Collaborative, cited specific evidence of institutionalized racism, including the lesser personal attention and health counseling that black women receive as patients. “What in the system allows variation in the responsiveness to a black mother who is reporting symptoms that are dismissed and discounted?… Read More »

Sage's postpartum depression treatment benefits outweigh risk: FDA panel

(Reuters) – The benefits of Sage Therapeutics Inc’s experimental treatment for postpartum depression outweigh risks, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday. The panel voted 17 to 1 in favor of the injectable treatment, Zulresso, that aims to treat major episodes of depression during pregnancy or within 4 weeks… Read More »