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Over 50% Of People Say Women’s Intimate Experiences Aren’t Talked About Openly, Finds Study

Woman In Pain While Sleeping On Bed At Home Getty It’s estimated that around the world 800 million people menstruate daily. Just under half of the world’s population identifies as female and with that comes unique experiences like menopause. While conversations about health have opened up over the last decade, there’s still a stigma attached… Read More »

COVID-19, the new ‘occupational disease’? Thousands of workers compensation claims filed over coronavirus infections

Workers compensation boards across Canada have received thousands of claims from employees who say they contracted COVID-19 on the job, underscoring how the pandemic has become a new workplace hazard for many Canadians. The flood of unconventional requests is prompting calls to expand the legal definition of occupational disease, which typically includes work-related cancers, asbestosis… Read More »

Public health experts are being political over protests and the coronavirus, and they should be. – Slate

Physicians march with people protesting police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images An open letter from public health experts this week sparked a lot of news coverage and more than a few claims of hypocrisy. Drafted by infectious disease experts at the University of Washington in response to the many… Read More »

Coronavirus: NHS workers’ lives at risk over PPE shortages, says BMA

Media playback is unsupported on your device NHS staff still do not have the protective equipment they need to treat coronavirus patients, medics have said. The British Medical Association (BMA) said doctors were putting their lives at risk by working without adequate protection. It comes as the health secretary said 19 NHS workers had died… Read More »

WHO declares global health emergency over coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization today declared the coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today confirmed its first case of the spread of the coronavirus by person-to-person contact, bringing the total number of cases in this country to six. In all of the other… Read More »