The Biden administration declared the ongoing monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency on Thursday, a move that comes amid growing case counts and a groundswell of criticism over the way the administration has handled the outbreak. The declaration comes as news stories chronicle a series of missteps in the administration’s response to the outbreak, from [...]
I found myself unshocked by the abortion vote in Kansas, and I don’t understand the shock of others. America has come to poll consistently in favor of abortion in the first trimester with support declining in the second and cratering in the third. The people of Kansas were asked if they’d like to remove any [...]
Nobody saw SARS-CoV-2 coming. In the early days of the pandemic, researchers were scrambling to collect samples from people who had mysteriously developed fevers, coughs, and breathing problems. Pretty soon, they realized that the disease-causing culprit was a new virus humans hadn’t seen before. And the world, lacking a coordinated global response, was unprepared. Some [...]
Bioethics Education International (BEI) organized “Bioethics, Wars, and Pandemics” Summer school Online, July 18-23 2022. Please check the testimonials of some participants. The event was a success and we welcomed participants from around the world with very diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Stay tuned for more news and Testimonials. Check www.bioethicseducation.org for more details. [...]
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the White House, spoke with ABC News’ Phil Lipof to answer questions about the new COVID-19 variant, the spread of monkeypox and mask mandates.For the first time since May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is predicting that the number of daily hospitalizations due to COVID-19 will [...]
A vending machine at Boston University that dispenses emergency contraception is going viral after students advocated for the easy-access to contraception on campus. This comes as reproductive rights remain uncertain following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. WBTS’s Abbey Niezgoda reports. Watch the full video here.
The Biden administration is warning pharmacies not to discriminate against women who may seek reproductive health prescriptions, including some that might be involved in ending a pregnancy.The Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that pharmacies receiving federal money from programs such as Medicare and Medicaid cannot discriminate in how they supply medications or advise [...]
“My emotions and insecurities were at an all-time high, so much so that I was no longer comfortable coming into work. Do my coworkers also joke about my culture, my skin tone? Do my patients and families feel uncomfortable with me being their nurse? These were the questions I frequently asked myself as I anxiously [...]
The new state bans don’t explicitly cover embryos created outside the womb, but legal experts say overturning Roe could make it easier to place controls on genetic testing, storage and disposal of them. Read more here.
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