In this week’s health related news, we break down the good, the bad and the misleading when it comes to COVID-19, and run down some recent updates on the reproductive health beat.
Worker’s rights advocates oppose McConnell’s corporate immunity proposal to shield businesses against liability for coronavirus-related illness or death.
“Why does Senator McConnell think that major corporations should be exempt from liability when they force their workers to come back and they get sick?” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) asked.
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 of The Weekly Pulse, we start by running-down the most recent findings, wins and attacks to reproductive health—then bring you the good news and (unfortunately) the bad, concerning the pandemic.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we begin with some pandemic optimism; provide the most recent updates on COVID-19 and its effects on workers; and break down reproductive wins and attacks.
The federal government’s $600 weekly payments to workers unemployed because of the pandemic is set to expire at the end of the month. In response, the National Employment Law Project is calling on Congress to extend the program and protect vulnerable workers.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we rundown the most recent attacks to reproductive justice; address the presence of racial bias in health care; and provide updates on the coronavirus with a closer look at how exactly the pandemic is affecting mental health.
This week, we update you on the pandemic, track the politicization of mask wearing and provide a reproductive rights rundown.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. At a press conference, the case’s litigators acknowledged that this ruling represented a victory for abortion access; however, the fight is far from over.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we take a look at the newest updates on the coronavirus pandemic; accelerating abortion attacks; the connection between racism, demonstrations and Black health; as well as recent risks to reproductive health.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse, we do a deep-dive into Black health risks, the Trump administration’s relentless attacks against LGBTQ+ and reproductive rights, a SCOTUS win for the trans community and the most recent updates for the COVID-19 pandemic.