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U.S. declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

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 [...]

By |2022-08-09T14:30:46+00:00August 9th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on U.S. declares monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

What Pro-Lifers Should Learn From Kansas

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 [...]

By |2022-08-09T14:24:21+00:00August 9th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on What Pro-Lifers Should Learn From Kansas

The Virus Hunters Trying to Prevent the Next Pandemic

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 [...]

By |2022-08-09T14:09:24+00:00August 9th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on The Virus Hunters Trying to Prevent the Next Pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci shares the latest on COVID variant, monkeypox and mask-wearing

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 [...]

By |2022-07-26T02:42:44+00:00July 26th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Dr. Anthony Fauci shares the latest on COVID variant, monkeypox and mask-wearing

Boston University installs emergency birth control vending machine

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.

By |2022-07-19T02:38:50+00:00July 19th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Boston University installs emergency birth control vending machine

Pharmacies can’t discriminate on reproductive health scripts

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 [...]

By |2022-07-19T02:36:53+00:00July 19th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Pharmacies can’t discriminate on reproductive health scripts

Experiencing Racism: Health Care Professionals Speak Out

“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 [...]

By |2022-07-07T16:51:31+00:00July 7th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Experiencing Racism: Health Care Professionals Speak Out

Infertility Patients and Doctors Fear Abortion Bans Could Restrict I.V.F.

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.

By |2022-07-07T16:55:42+00:00July 7th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Infertility Patients and Doctors Fear Abortion Bans Could Restrict I.V.F.

We are still living with COVID-19.

People are still getting ill & dying from #COVID19 every week. Your health is precious. Protect yourself & others by taking 6 simple steps: 1️⃣ Get vaccinated 2️⃣ Keep a safe distance 3️⃣ #WearAMask 4️⃣ Cover sneezes/coughs 5️⃣ Open windows 6️⃣ Clean your hand

By |2022-07-07T16:41:33+00:00July 7th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on We are still living with COVID-19.

Now That BA.5 Is Dominant, Stopping It Will Be Difficult

Around the world, the latest Omicron subvariant, BA.5, is quickly becoming the dominant strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It just took the top spot in the U.S.: As of the last week of June, BA.5 made up more than half of all new COVID-19 cases, according to new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

By |2022-07-07T16:39:29+00:00July 7th, 2022|News-Letters|Comments Off on Now That BA.5 Is Dominant, Stopping It Will Be Difficult