Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Healthcare in Mississippi: LA_Mississippi025

Houses sit crooked and falling down in Baptist town, in the Mississippi Delta, June 3, 2012.   Often linked to poverty and unemployment, Mississippi has some of the highest rates of diabetes, obesity, infant mortality, AIDs, among other ailments, in the country, and though millions of federal funds have been thrown at the problems for years, conditions have only gotten worse.

Houses sit crooked and falling down in Baptist town, in the Mississippi Delta, June 3, 2012. Often linked to poverty and unemployment, Mississippi has some of the highest rates of diabetes, obesity, infant mortality, AIDs, among other ailments, in the country, and though millions of federal funds have been thrown at the problems for years, conditions have only gotten worse.