Legislation Targets Improving Maternal Health Of Black Women, Cooking Creole For Mardis Gras

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A population health expert joins us to look at renewed legislative efforts at the federal level to provide more effective health care for women of color, especially Black women. The we prepare for Fat Tuesday with a guest chef for Food Friday who hails from Louisiana.

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  • Federal Legislation Targets Racial Disparities In Black Maternal Health Care

    This week, federal lawmakers re-introduced legislation to help improve maternal health outcomes for women of color and in particular, Black women, for whom mortality rates are two-to-three times higher than that of white women. We look at why this disparity exists, and whether the bill package does enough to address it.

  • Food Friday: Creole-Infused Cooking

    In this week’s Food Friday, with Mardi Gras right around the corner we get some ideas on how to incorporate Creole-style cooking into our kitchens. Our guest shares some simple recipes to help you prepare an entire meal to mark the celebration.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Representative Gwen Moore Guest
  • Tiffany Green Guest
  • Ace Champion Guest

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