Why Abortion Access Became More Important to Me When I Came Out

After President Trump was elected, I had a miniature — read: major — breakdown, so I decided to focus on a specific issue: Abortion access. In January of 2017, I joined the board of directors at NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota, which works on everything from pro-choice legislation to running a volunteer clinic escort program. At the time, I was still in […]

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Manitoba paramedics given power to dose agitated patients high on meth

Paramedics in Manitoba will soon follow a new drug protocol, which will allow them to administer an anti-psychotic medication to meth users, the first jurisdiction to do so. The drug, Olanzapine, is given to agitated people high on meth and at risk of suffering psychosis. The oral tablets help to reduce, or prevent the intensity and length of symptoms. “I […]

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“We finally came from the state of understanding that cancer is a challenge for all”

Russian Oncology needs a major upgrade – from organization and financing to training programs of doctors, experts say: in the Public chamber leading oncologists and patient community discussed prospects of the National cancer strategy. Funding for the Russian health care system is inefficient and does not always produce the desired results, and the actions of its members don’t agree to […]

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