Renee Montagne

Renee Montagne appears in the following:

'Weekend Edition' Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro Reports From Las Vegas

Sunday, September 23, 2018

This episode of Weekend Edition features some stories from Las Vegas, including a heated Senate race and recovery from last year's mass shooting.

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Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The young protagonist of Kate Atkinson's latest historical novel finds herself working for British intelligence during the war — and suddenly confronting that experience years later.

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The Necks' Latest Composition 'Body' Clocks In At Over 56 Minutes

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A typical album from the Australian band The Necks may have only one long track — music that stretches out in a jazzy mesmerizing flow. Pianist Chris Abrahams talks about their latest, called Body.

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Boz Scaggs Processes The Past And Rebuilds For The Future

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Boz Scaggs lost his home and a trove of lyrics scribbled on legal pads and cocktail napkins in wildfires last year. Writing his new album, Out of the Blues, helped him process the loss.

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To Keep Women From Dying In Childbirth, Look To California

Sunday, July 29, 2018

The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, but California is leading the charge to reverse that trend. Since 2006, the state has cut its rate by more than half.

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Russia — And Grandma — Defy Expectations In 'A Terrible Country'

Saturday, July 14, 2018

When Andrei Kaplan returns to Moscow to care for his grandmother, he hopes to write an article based on her Soviet-era stories. But things don't go according to plan in this new novel by Keith Gessen.

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Art's 'Sense Of Humor' Chronicled At The National Gallery Of Art

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The new exhibition "Sense of Humor" at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., showcases comedic prints and drawings, from the 15th century to today.

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For Every Woman Who Dies In Childbirth In The U.S., 70 More Come Close

Thursday, May 10, 2018

More than 50,000 American women nearly die from childbirth every year, according to a CDC estimate. These catastrophic complications can come at a terrible cost emotionally, financially and medically.

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Black Mothers Keep Dying After Giving Birth. Shalon Irving's Story Explains Why

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Black women are three times more likely to die from complications of childbirth than white women in the U.S. Racism, and the stress it causes, can play a leading role in that disparity.

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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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Clif Bar Started With A Hungry Cyclist And A Mom Who Liked To Bake

Monday, October 03, 2016

Gary Erickson, who was inspired by his mom's baking to create Clif Bar, a top-selling energy snack, is the latest guest on Guy Raz's new podcast HOW I BUILT THIS.

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