Atlanta activists protest over global vaccine shortage

Loading the player… “Don’t be greedy, share it with the world.” This was one of the messages community members chanted during a global vaccine access protest in Atlanta. Activists called on the Biden Administration to take more steps to share vaccines worldwide.  “Share the shot!” dozens chanted on Thursday morning outside the Sam Nunn Federal… Read More »

Harvard Medical School professor discusses future of psychedelics

Interest in psychedelics as therapeutics has risen in recent years, spurred by studies that have found that the once-maligned drugs used in conjunction with therapy can help in the treatment of psychiatric patients. Amid a rush to commercialize a suite of newly developed products, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has begun a new Center for the… Read More »

Diabetes often underdiagnosed or undertreated in people living with HIV

The rate of missed diagnosis of diabetes among people living with HIV and engaged in HIV care may be significant, according to a French study published in PLOS ONE. The study has also found that rates of undertreated diabetes in this population were surprisingly high. Additionally, participants with diabetes were at elevated risk of cardiovascular… Read More »

Black activist, 20, takes charge at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

Health Women Loading the player… Due to Mississippi’s archaic laws on reproductive rights, the state has only one abortion clinic.   One lone Black woman is fighting back by escorting women who seek to terminate their pregnancies into the clinic under a hail of threats and verbal abuse from protesters, ABC News reports. Asia Brown, 20,… Read More »