Maternal Care Is Disappearing From America's Rural Counties
A new study shows that more than half of the country's rural counties now don't have hospitals with obstetric services. And women of color are being hit the hardest.
Adriana Gallardo is an engagement reporter at ProPublica, based in New York City. In her hometown of Chicago, she spent over a decade working as a print writer, online editor, and radio producer. Nina Martin covers sex and gender issues for ProPublica. She joined the staff in September of 2013 after spending much of the last decade at San Francisco magazine as articles editor (since 2007) and executive editor (2003–05).