The pandemic has only exacerbated the poor conditions that I’ve experienced for 35 years in prison.
The “HeLa” cell line has played a part in cancer research, the polio vaccine and even COVID-19 vaccines.
A shortage of resources, such as intensive care unit beds, has pushed some states into crisis mode.
To improve Black maternal and infant health, professionals must focus on systems that directly impact Black families.
Local abortion funds pair direct service with an organizing effort to defend and expand access to abortion.
Dozens of state-level bills have been inspired by ALEC model legislation limiting emergency public health powers.
Low pay, poor working conditions and emotional burnout put both nurses and patients at risk.
The Texas law essentially banning all abortions was tacitly upheld by the Supreme Court, threatening Roe v. Wade.
Having highly trained pharmacists dispense birth control would do away with the added costs of involving doctors.
It’s time the U.S. had a health care system that operates as a public good, free from the demands of profit-making.