Winter 20

Although rates of maternal mortality—women’s deaths that happen in the months before and after childbirth—are alarmingly high in the United States, few resources have been devoted to understanding the role of mental health. Plus, the mystery of why active surveillance for prostate cancer, which can forestall debilitating treatment, isn’t more widely used. And how primary care physicians, an endangered breed essential to good medical care, are forging new connections to patients.