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No-Go On Drunken Driving: States Deploy Breathalyzers In Cars To Limit Road Deaths

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). On Jan. 1, California joined the majority of states that have laws requiring drivers with drunken-driving convictions to install breathalyzers in vehicles they own or operate. Researchers, public health advocates and political leaders believe these laws are helping reduce alcohol-related road deaths. The gadgets,… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »