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UNNECESSARY TRAGEDIES

An estimated 700 to 900 women in the US died from pregnancy-related causes in 2016. We have identified 120 of them so far.
PROFITING ON A CRISIS

Amid a surging opiate crisis, the maker of the anti-addiction drug Vivitrol skirted the usual sales channels. It found a captive market for its once-a-month injection in the criminal justice system.
BLIGHT HOUSE

Tenants in more than a dozen Baltimore-area rental complexes complain about a property owner who they say leaves their homes in disrepair, humiliates late-paying renters and often sues them when they try to move out. Few of them know that it's the president’s son-in-law.
FORGETTING THE MOTHER

The US has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable. The death of Lauren Bloomstein, a neonatal nurse, in the hospital where she worked illustrates a profound disparity: the health care system focuses on babies but often ignores their mothers.
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