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According to the CDC, Black women are three times more likely than White women to die during pregnancy, birth, or six weeks after birth. They’re also 70 percent more likely to face severe disease during pregnancy.

CBS-21 recently interviewed Dr. Nancy Mimm on the topic of disparities in pregnancy care.  Mimm leads the Population Health team and MS in Nursing program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Watch the segment here:

More information on the University’s M.S. in Nursing and Population Health programs is found online at


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