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Sexual violence against women and girls in Uganda increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

Reports of rape and sexual violence increased among women and girls in Uganda during the COVID-19 pandemic, while uptake of post-exposure prophylaxis decreased. These outcomes suggest that Ugandan women and girls may have had increased HIV exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic is associated with increased gender-based violence perpetration. In Uganda, COVID-19 restrictions… Read More »

Cannabis Use is Legal in Many States, But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe to Use During Pregnancy

In a recent study, Shi and colleagues look at pregnancy outcomes in women with heavy cannabis use.  In this population-based, retrospective cohort study, researchers analyzed data from a total of 4.83 million mothers in California who delivered a live singleton birth between 2001 and 2012 and their infants.  Information was obtained from mother–infant linked hospital… Read More »

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »

Childhood vaccinations, preventative care sharply decline during pandemic: study

Health News Loading the player… New data shared by Trump Administration reveals a drop in childhood vaccination rates and doctors’ visits for preventive care as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Read More: Black doctors’ group forms task force to review virus vaccine A new release from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) found that… Read More »