Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Chief Executive Resigns From Merck’s Board of Directors

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. Dr. Craig B. Thompson, the chief executive of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, said Tuesday that he would resign his seats on the boards of drug maker Merck and another public company, the latest fallout from a widening institutional reckoning…

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Everyone Should Have a Postpartum Doula

Medical providers and policymakers have already recognized that birth doulas improve such health outcomes. Two states, Minnesota and Oregon, now include birth doula services in their Medicaid coverage, and in the spring of this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a pilot program to expand Medicaid coverage for doulas in New York. The idea of hiring…

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