In this edition of the Weekly Pulse: Thanksgiving could become a “massive superspreader event”; experts grow “more and more concerned” as Trump stalls transition of power; a global rundown on the state of reproductive health and rights; and, a look at how school reopenings have been prioritized in Europe.
During the 2020 presidential election, two U.S. Senate seats were up for grabs in Georgia. In both races, none of the candidates received the needed 50 percent of the vote to win, meaning Georgia will have a general election runoff on January 5, 2021.
The election results will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. Voters have until December 7, 2020 to register to vote in the runoff.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse: New research offers evidence that masks protect the mask wearer, not just those around them; early data from Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trials show promising results; a look at the future of women’s health under the incoming Biden administration; and a rundown on the state of reproductive rights.
We face the most concerning and deadly phase of the COVID-19 pandemic; voters across the country approve ballot measures legalizing and decriminalizing drugs; abortion amendments in the aftermath of Election Day; and pregnant workers need protection.
Locally and globally, the right to an abortion is under attack.
With coronavirus cases on the rise in 42 states, President Trump and Vice President Pence continue to hold in-person, non-socially distanced campaign events.
And experts warn people to prepare themselves for the toll winter, a worsening pandemic and a contentious election may take on mental health.
For survivors of sexual assault, a prolonged legal battle is often a source of retraumatization, and even after winning a settlement, the barrage of new decisions that need to be made over how to handle the money can be overwhelming.
Fortunately, Milestone Consulting created a first-of-its-kind national qualified settlement fund solely for survivors of sexual assault. By structuring payments over a fixed period of time, The Settlement Account empowers survivors to explore their options and tend to their post-trial needs.
Abortion Clinics Online—the first abortion clinic directory—celebrates 25 years of service, despite legal restrictions, court battles and anti-abortion terrorism.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse (this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness), we’re bringing you the news on the latest affronts to reproductive rights, as well as an update on the pandemic—including the swelling of coronavirus cases in the Midwest and Trump’s recent attacks on Dr. Anthony Fauci.
For The Weekly Pulse (a revisit of an old Ms. column!), we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness.
In this edition: analyzing the Supreme Court’s impact on our health, a repro rundown while Roe is at risk, pandemic predicted to worsen with colder months ahead and why we need to care about LGBTQ health, now.
This week, Ms.’s War on Women Report examines Pence and Harris on abortion; the ways election disinformation hurts our democracy; Trump’s “Deterrence Project” to dissuade Black voters from voting; and break down the ACB SCOTUS hearings.