Tag Archives: Before

Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »

Gilead’s Descovy nabs PrEP nod. Next step: Convert Truvada patients before generics hit

Clock’s ticking. After an expected FDA nod for Descovy as the second HIV PrEP drug, Gilead Sciences now has one year to convince its current Truvada takers to switch over before generics hit. The FDA approval is for Descovy use in men and transgender women for HIV prevention. The exclusion of cisgender women from the label… Read More »

Cyberbullying on rise in US: 12-year-old was ‘all-American little girl’ before suicide

[Editor’s note: This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).] Mallory Rose Grossman was your typical sixth grader. She loved cheerleading and gymnastics and was a dedicated student. She’d spend her afternoons on the trampoline or chasing her… Read More »