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Susan Tebben

Susan Tebben

Susan Tebben, of the Ohio Capital Journal, is an award-winning journalist with a decade of experience covering Ohio news, including courts and crime, Appalachian social issues, government, education, diversity and culture. She has worked for The Newark Advocate, The Glasgow Daily Times, The Athens Messenger, and WOUB Public Media. She has also had work featured on National Public Radio.

Severe pregnancy complications are affecting Black women in Ohio the most

By: - November 28, 2022

Urban centers are seeing the highest rates of pregnancy complications for Ohio women, followed by Appalachia, with Black women being impacted the most, a new report says, pointing to systemic racism, a lack of health care access, and poor community conditions. Not only are there disparities in general maternal health, but also in maternal morbidity: […]

Fear and uncertainty grip patients as abortion referral services struggle to keep up

By: - August 8, 2022

Abortion referral services have seen a change in how they do their work, but despite restrictions that make it less possible to get an abortion in Ohio, clinics and non-profits definitely haven’t seen a shortage of need. Abortion Fund-Ohio, which provides case management, grants and resources for patients in need of abortion care, had to […]