Study of wealthy nations finds American women most likely to die of preventable causes, pregnancy complications

According to data collected by the Commonwealth Fund and published Tuesday, American women have an avoidable mortality rate of 198 per 100,000, the highest of any nation included in the study. The United Kingdom had the next highest rate, at 146 per 100,000. The US also had the highest maternal mortality rate: 23.8 deaths per … Read more