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The New U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Fails to Capture Many Deaths

Nina Martin ProPublica
Since 2007, the government had held off on releasing an official estimate of expectant and new mothers who died from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. It waited for the data to get better. But the new, long-anticipated number falls short.

Why Do We Laugh?

Sabrina Stierwalt Scientific American
We laugh even before we can speak, but why? Science has some answers to the mystery of human laughter, and some of them might surprise you

Dollar Meals and Diabetes

Elizabeth Oram Alliance for Sustainable Communities
The world’s healthiest societies are those with the lowest inequality—societies where leftwing forces are strong.

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Oatmeal: is it Healthy?

Markham Heid Time.com
Pretty much everyone agrees that eating oatmeal—assuming you’re opting for a type free of sugar and unhealthy additives—is a good idea. But it’s important to differentiate the different types of oatmeal: steel-cut, rolled, quick-cooking, instant.
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