Newsom Signs Bay Area Lawmaker's 'Momnibus Act', Aims To Reduce Infant MortalityGov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday intended to help reduce the state's maternal and infant mortality rates, especially among Black families and people of color.
San Francisco Promotes Plan To Provide Doulas For Low-Income MothersOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday were pushing to give low-income families better access to childbirth coaches or doulas.
California Ranked 17th Healthiest State In New SurveyMassachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and Connecticut rank as the five healthiest states, while West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi rank the least healthy in America's Health Rankings.
Study Links Rise In Cigarette Tax With Decline In Infant MortalityWhen it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality.