Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO sets out future COVID policy

The World Health Organization on Wednesday published its new strategy for fighting COVID-19, seeking to help countries move from emergency mode to a long-term prevention and control strategy.

Medications

How Plan B and other generic drugs work to prevent pregnancy

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June 2022 and the end of constitutional protection for abortion, emergency contraception has become more difficult to obtain and—more than ever—shrouded in misinformation.

Health

As many as 80K Marylanders could lose Medicaid eligibility

Maryland officials are preparing for as many as 80,000 residents who could no longer qualify for Medicaid coverage this spring, as the federal government reinstates a requirement that existed before the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Alarm bells as US abortion ruling fuels rush on morning-after pill

When the US Supreme Court overturned the nationwide right to abortion, Julie Crowe went straight online to do some shopping. She ordered 10 packs of the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B for immediate delivery.

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