Renee Montagne

Renee Montagne appears in the following:

Todd Haynes On 'Wonderstruck,' And Evolution Of Deaf Culture In The U.S.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

In the movie Wonderstruck, children in different time periods embark on quests to find themselves. Director Todd Haynes explains the film's artistic choices and its significance to the deaf community.

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When You Want To Give, Here's How To Vet Your Options

Sunday, October 15, 2017

What can I do to help disaster victims? How can my donations have the most impact? Philanthropy expert Una Osili answers questions from NPR listeners about charitable giving.

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In Puerto Rico's Interior, Hurricane Maria Cut A Community Off From The World

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Weeks after the storm, Puerto Rico's struggles continue. Most of the island is still without electricity, water and food. Neighborhoods in the central mountains have been some of the hardest to reach.

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Author Says Gossip Helps Protect Women From Workplace Predators

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The revelations about Harvey Weinstein were explosive, but for many in Hollywood, they weren't a surprise. Buzzfeed's Helen Peterson compares rumors about the producer to oxygen in the industry's air.

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Canadian Man Details Horrors Family Endured In Years Held By Haqqani Network

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlin Coleman were captured by the terrorist group in 2012. This past week they and their children were freed, and face a tough reentry into society.

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In A Busy Week, Trump Tests The 'You Break It, You Own It' Rule

Sunday, October 15, 2017

President Trump cut cost-sharing subsidies to health insurers and stepped back from the Iran nuclear deal last week. He did both with tools he decried when used by President Obama: Executive actions.

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On Iran, Health Care And Environment, Trump Turns To Executive Actions

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Last week was heavy on White House executive actions. Ken Cuccinelli, president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, says that with ineffective congressional leadership, it's the president's best option.

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Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Caitlin Doughty, whose Los Angeles funeral home specializes in alternative ceremonies, traveled the world to collect stories about how different peoples send loved ones off to the great beyond.

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More Destructive, Expensive, Dangerous: What's Ramping Up Wildfires?

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The author of Megafire: The Race To Extinguish A Deadly Epidemic Of Flame, says a wet spring counterintuitively is feeding Western wildfires this year — and dangerous dry winds haven't peaked yet.

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As Trump Alters Affordable Care Act, Programs To Aid, Enroll Users Are Cut

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Washington is slashing funding to "navigator" programs that enroll people in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Some are being closed entirely, just weeks ahead of the enrollment period.

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A nationwide survey shows that postpartum nurses often fail to warn mothers about potentially life-threatening complications following childbirth, mainly because they need more education themselves.

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'If You Hemorrhage, Don't Clean Up': Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died

Thursday, August 03, 2017

We've heard from 3,100 women who survived life-threatening complications of pregnancy or childbirth. They told us what they wished they had known and what they would say to new and expectant mothers.

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U.S. Hospitals Struggle To Protect Mothers When Childbirth Turns Deadly

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

A joint NPR and ProPublica investigation finds the U.S. medical system can be unprepared when the complications of childbirth turn deadly.

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Life and Death in the Delivery Room

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The shockingly high rates of maternal mortality in the United States.

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U.S. Has The Worst Rate Of Maternal Deaths In The Developed World

Friday, May 12, 2017

More American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications and that rate is rising.

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Focus On Infants During Childbirth Leaves U.S. Moms In Danger

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world: Sixty percent of the 700 to 900 deaths each year are preventable, including that of neonatal nurse Lauren Bloomstein.

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Warren Beatty's Homage To Howard Hughes Opens In Theaters On Wednesday

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

"Don't expect a biopic," Beatty says of his new project, Rules Don't Apply. Instead, it's an interlocking set of stories about two young lovers and a movie mogul trying to keep his empire together.

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Eastern Aleppo's Only Ophthalmologist Sees Ravages Of Syria's War

Friday, October 07, 2016

Dr. Abdulkhalek Dabaa, the only remaining ophthalmologist in the besieged Syrian city, attends to about 85 patients a day — who are seeking care for everything from eye infections to shrapnel wounds.

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3 Chemists Share Nobel Prize For Work On 'Molecular Machines'

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The 2016 Nobel for chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa. The chemists are French, Scottish and Dutch, respectively.

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Physics Nobel Goes To 3 Scientists For Insights Into Matter's Behavior

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to David Thouless, who gets half the prize, and Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, who share the other half.

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