Menstrual cups are a great option for anyone with a period, especially if you want to cut back on the amount of waste created by period products. In a lifetime one can create about  300 pounds garbage from tampons and pads in their lifetime, with about 49% of these people experiencing havingRead More →

With almost a million people, the Gullah/Geechee Nation is one of the largest subcultures within the United States. This little-known indigenous group are descendants of the first African slaves and inhabit the Sea Islands off the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. In an interview in PATIENT SAFETY, their chieftess and head-of-state,Read More →

The CDC and the independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have recently provided information to assist pregnant people with their decision to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. At this time, ACIP recommends that healthcare personnel be offered vaccination in the initial phase of the COVID-19 vaccination program. Healthcare personnel who are pregnantRead More →

Vegpro International of Sherrington, QC CAN is recalling Fresh Attitude baby spinach (5oz and 11oz) with Best before dates of Dec 4th (for 11oz) and Dec 4th & 5th (for the 5oz), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatalRead More →

RESOURCES FOR VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 12 Million people a year experience intimate partner violence. Support is available specifically for your needs. NATIONAL CRISIS ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSISTANCE: The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)www.ndvh.org National Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474www.loveisrespect.org National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)www.childhelp.org National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)www.rainn.org NationalRead More →

In an effort to support frontline professionals with their immediate and future mental health needs—today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has launched NAMI Frontline Wellness: a COVID-19 mental health initiative in partnership with #FirstRespondersFirst. With support from Starbucks, KIND Snacks, Frontline Impact Project, Johnson & Johnson Foundation, ThriveRead More →