The increase reverses a 15-year trend. And unwanted pregnancies will rise, researchers predict.
The ordinance bars Texans from leaving the state to end their pregnancies.
The same researchers found that the mortality rate for Black babies was more than twice that of white ones.
The physician and author thinks public hospitals could help save patients trapped in our troubled medical system.
Doctors warn that limiting access to abortion will be dangerous, but changes to maternal mortality can be hard to track.
Maternal mortality rates are too high in Texas and the U.S. in general. We could fix that.
In addition to external constraints, many tribal governments appear reluctant to actively fight for abortion access.
Prolonged triple-digit temperatures also dramatically increased 911 calls for heat-related illness.
Democratic State Representative Jarvis Johnson called the governor's veto "petty, bullshit politics."
Eight more women have joined a lawsuit asking the courts to clarify exceptions to Texas abortion law for unviable pregnancies.