Health May 25

Watch 9:10
The fight to end Texas’ high maternal mortality rate

Texas made headlines in 2016 after a study claimed the state had the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world. The study's numbers turned out to be inflated, but Texas still has one of the most concerning maternal mortality…

Health Jun 21

Dawn Nagel checks up on patient Scott Steffens, 67, at St. Joseph Hoag Health in Orange County, Calif., on April 27, 2017. Nagel informed Steffens he needs to treated for sepsis. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
How nurses are fighting the war against sepsis

Hospitals are training a new breed of nurses who are devoted to caring for patients with sepsis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s attempt to fight an infection causes widespread inflammation.

Episode Nov 04

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PBS NewsHour full episode Nov. 4, 2015

Wednesday on the NewsHour, what the results from Election Day say about voter sentiment. Also: Why more middle-aged white Americans are dying, searching for methane leaks in the West, a look at the Middle East conflict 20 years since the…