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  • Kennise Nevers holds her son, AJ, in her arms at home. Nevers' mother, Nancy Josey, looks on.
    Jesse Costa
    /
    WBUR
    A Boston hospital gets daily, home blood pressure checks for moms at risk for the pregnancy complication, pre-eclampsia. The effort is a response to alarming rates of Black maternal mortality.
  • A billing mistake by an in-network Florida emergency room landed Sara McLin's then-4-year-old son in collections.
    Zack Wittman
    /
    KHN
    A Florida woman tried to dispute an emergency room bill, but the hospital and collection agency refused to talk to her — because it was her child's name on the bill, not hers.