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Many women don’t have a plan for their health after pregnancy

A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.” (iStock) Nkechi Charles knows more than most about the unwelcome surprises that can happen during and… Read More »

As many as 1 in 6 healthcare workers are immigrants, JAMA shows

About one in six medical professionals in the United States are immigrants from other countries, according to new research published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. And they often fill employment gaps left by a dearth of American-born workers, concentrated largely in rural and community markets, which have a tougher time attracting talent.… Read More »