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A pregnant woman touches her stomach as people practice yoga on the morning of the summer solstice in New York's Times Square June 20, 2012. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

US slips in major health index

The United States has slipped two places in a major international index of maternal and child health, placing 33rd among 179 countries. That’s mostly because other countries are improving faster than the U.S. is.“Other countries are passing us by,” Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, which put out the report, told reporters at the United...

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