With New York's death rate for new mothers nearly doubling in very recent years, Albany has convened experts from across the state as the Maternal Mortality Advisory Council to figure out what is going on.
The New York State Health Department has launched a campaign to raise awareness around addiction treatment services available to pregnant women. The health department wants women to know “it's OK to ask for help” and that their doctors can help treat addiction.
On Thursday, WBFO airs the latest feature from Avery Schneider and the Health and Wellness News Desk. He spoke with Morning Host Jay Moran for a preview of the story on the Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network's Community Health Worker Outreach Program.
WBFO's Jay Moran talks with Avery Schneider, Lead Reporter for the Health & Wellness News Desk, about his upcoming story on the Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network's outreach program.
Wednesday night’s meeting of the Buffalo School Board was not without its share of arguments. A vote on whether or not to offer condoms to high school students brought sex, disease, and morals to the table.
A high percentage of women of child-bearing age are in the workforce. On this week's edition of You and the Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond talks with attorney Lindy Korn talks about pregnancy discrimination.