What Is Lupus?

Medication abortion care is a safe, FDA-approved, non-invasive option for ending an early pregnancy. It involves taking two different prescribed medications: mifepristone is taken first, and misoprostol is taken 24 to 48 hours later. Medication abortion does not affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant in the future and is not associated with any long-term negative health effects.

Voting by Mail

Vote by mail was first used to allow Civil War soldiers to vote from the battlefield and has now expanded to allow more people who cannot physically be at the polls to mail in or drop off their ballot. Access has further expanded recently due to the safety concerns of in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Forty-six states now allow some form of mail voting to all voters according to the Open Source Election Technology Institute.

Nalaxone: Reversing an Opioid Overdose

Naloxone (often known by the brand name, Narcan) is a safe, easy-to-use and effective way to reverse an opioid overdose. Naloxone is currently available through a prescription. Though traditionally administered by emergency response personnel, naloxone can be administered by minimally trained laypeople. If an overdose is suspected, it is safe to give naloxone, even if it turns out that opioids, such as heroin, fentanyl or prescription medications like oxycodone, are not present.

2020 Sentinel Awards

There were no red carpets, banners, media lights or tables festooned with flowers, candles and dinnerware, but the 2020 Sentinel Awards, celebrating their 20th anniversary, did have plenty of one important thing: Heart.