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In case you missed it: August 8 to August 12

August 12, 2022

A look back at the week's top stories.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs decrease antibiotic initiation at birth
Low birth weight associated with attention problems in children
Outpatient behavioral health visits rise due to greater telehealth use
Inflation eases slightly in July

Maternal mortality before and during COVID pandemic

August 09, 2022

Maternal deaths in the United States rose by a staggering 33% after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, which is a significantly higher percentage than the 22% overall excess death estimate linked to the pandemic, according to a research letter published in JAMA Network Open.