Medication

New study shows that self-administered abortion with medication is safe and no less effective than medical abortion managed by a clinician in a clinical setting

The SAFE study shows that the efficacy of misoprostol alone regimens for medical abortion is higher than previously reported in clinical trials CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Highlights of the SAFE study: Self-directed abortion (SMA) with medication is very safe and effective: Medicated SA is no …

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“This is my last option:” Ottawa woman with cystic fibrosis says insurance will not cover life-saving drugs

OTTAWA – A 23-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis from Ottawa says she needs life-saving medicine that costs $ 300,000 a year, but says her private insurance won’t pay for it. “I was basically told this was my last option,” says Sara Aldrich. Aldrich was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at a …

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The 4 drugs you should never drink alcohol with

As the temperature drops and winter arrives, many of us will experience coughs and colds. But we also want to socialize with our friends and family, which can also mean drinking alcohol. 1 Mixing alcohol with drugs can be a dangerous combination, here expert reveals dos and don’tsCredit: Getty If …

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What self-administered medical abortion really looks like

In April, the FDA relaxed its regulations to allow people to access abortion pills by mail (although they still need a telemedicine visit) during the COVID pandemic, allowing some self-administered abortions. Vogue teens spoke to a young woman who, due to various factors, decided to manage her abortion on her …

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