Pregnant 26-year-old’s death sheds light on health care system that fails Black mothers

It was a day Sha-Asia Washington had looked forward to for the last nine months.

The Brooklyn mother-to-be posed for a photo from her bed at Woodhull Medical Center in New York on July 2. Her face mask was pulled down to her chin so the camera could capture her joyful smile.

Washington, 26, was a few days past her due date when went to the hospital for a routine stress test. After some observation, doctors noticed her blood pressure was high and gave Washington a drug to induce labor. She was asked if she wanted an epidural and after

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Is Amazon’s Health Care Pilot a Threat to Other Bigwigs?

Amazon’s AMZN focus on delivering quality healthcare service seamlessly at affordable cost is disrupting the multi-trillion-dollar healthcare industry.

The e-commerce giant’s latest launch of a health care pilot program in collaboration with Crossover Health is a testament to the same. Notably, this pilot is focused on setting up Neighborhood Health Centers near Amazon fulfilment and operation facilities.

The company is focused on making primary care services easily accessible to employees and their families on the back of the new program.Further, the latest move highlights Amazon’s commitment toward the welfare of employees.

We believe the latest move of Amazon is

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