Women and young children hit harder by COVID-19 restrictions

The unprecedentedly severe restrictions meant to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus certainly achieved their immediate goal of saving lives by limiting the potential exposure to the virus, in…

Lisa C. Ikemoto column: How in vitro fertilization could be derailed by abortion restrictions | Columnists

By Lisa C. Ikemoto A few days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Boston IVF — a fertility company with centers in six states — posted a statement that speaks…

Recent Vaping Death makes FDA 3-year Plan for Youth Restrictions Feel like a Millennium How Much More Damage will be Done before the Fix Is In?

By Joshua Mansour, M.D. Despite the recent vaping death, the FDA is still allowing e-cigarette makers until 2022 to submit their plans for preventing underage access to their products.  But…

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

Researchers in Australia have reported that pregnant women in Melbourne were more likely to have a preterm stillbirth during the period when coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions were imposed…