Featured, Health, Science + Technology, Topics Video: Harm reduction vending machines make Narcan more accessible without stigma WASHINGTON — The opioid antidote Narcan is now available at six harm-reduction vending machines in neighborhoods across Washington D.C. Installed in April, the vending machines provide free Narcan, fentanyl test strips, and other harm-reduction materials. The ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health As fentanyl overdoses surge, education on how to reduce their impact remains insufficient WASHINGTON -- Nationwide, increasing numbers of teens and young adults have overdosed on opioids, especially fentanyl. Fentanyl is now the leading cause of death for Americans ages 18 to 49. Substance abuse experts say educating ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Health Maternal health crisis worsened during the pandemic WASHINGTON-- The number of women who died from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, known as maternal death, spiked during the pandemic, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office. It shows that COVID-19 ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health, Health Emergency public health funding for COVID vaccines and tests ends in January
WASHINGTON -- With several new omicron sub variants steadily gaining ground, experts, such as White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha, warned another COVID surge will come this winter. Unlike the ...

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