Natalie Schachar

Natalie Schachar

Natalie Schachar is an award-winning journalist and former editor for The Associated Press in Mexico City. Her stories have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Los Angeles Times and other publications.

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As U.S. maternal mortality rates surge, Idaho abandons panel investigating pregnancy-related deaths

By: - July 5, 2023

On July 1, Idaho became the only state without a legal requirement or specialized committee to review maternal deaths related to pregnancy. The change comes after state lawmakers, in the midst of a national upsurge in maternal deaths, decided not to extend a sunset date for the panel set in 2019, when they established the […]