Renee Montagne

Renee Montagne appears in the following:

'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Leaked Tax Documents Show Trump May Have Legally Avoided Liability. How?

Monday, October 03, 2016

The New York Times published some of Donald Trump's income tax returns from 1995 in which Trump reported over $900 million in loses. That could have legally relieved his tax burden for up to 18 years.


Mystery Of White Trees Among California's Redwoods May Be Solved

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Albino redwoods are white because of a genetic mutation. A researcher in California thinks he might have figured out what purpose the trees serve in the forest.


ISIS Says One Of Its Key Leaders Was Killed. Is It True?

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

A founding member of ISIS, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, was reportedly killed. The Pentagon said he was the target of a strike, but didn't confirm his death. What does this mean for the Islamic State?


Need A Fill Of Drugstore History? Try Tucson's Pharmacy Museum

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The centerpiece of the History of Pharmacy Museum is a penny candy jar filled with old wads of gum allegedly chewed by the infamous gangster John Dillinger and stuck under a pharmacy counter.


Doctor In Battle-Ravaged Aleppo Reveals How Civilians Endure

Friday, August 19, 2016

A viral video of an injured Syrian boy is a reminder that the war is in its 5th year. Renee Montagne talks to a woman believed to be the last female OB-GYN in eastern Aleppo about conditions there.


NIH Plans To End Moratorium On Funding Controversial Chimera Research

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The National Institutes of Health is proposing to permit funding for the controversial experiments, which involve scientists using human stem cells to create embryos that are part human, part animal.


Clinton's And Kaine's Faith Traditions Are Consistent With Political Liberalism

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton retained her Methodist identity even as she moved left politically; she represents the "social gospel" wing of Methodism. Her VP choice comes from a comparable Catholic tradition.


Monsanto Sold Soybean Farmers A Weed-Beating Tool They Couldn't Legally Use

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

There's tension brewing among U.S. soybean farmers after Monsanto started selling a new herbicide-resistant seed — without EPA approval.


Clinton Tries To Win Over Working-Class Voters In Trump Country

Monday, August 01, 2016

Now crowned as their parties' official nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the campaign trail. One of the first stops for both candidates: the battleground state of Ohio.


Charges Against Remaining Officers Dropped In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.