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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

All Eyes on SCOTUS: June Decision Frenzy
Posted on Monday June 01, 2015

Back in October, I wrote a preview of the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term, sharing my excitement (and some nervousness) about the cases to come. It’s hard to believe that term is almost over— eight months have flown by! As we welcome June, we anticipate the frenzy of decisions that the Court will hand down as […]

Marking Mental Health Awareness Month
Posted on Thursday May 28, 2015

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of mental illnesses and the importance of mental wellness for all.  In our own country, an estimated 18.6 percent or 43.7 million Americans live with mental illnesses, and 4.1% or 9.6 million U.S. adults have a serious mental illness. Whether or not we have personally experienced a mental illness, […]

New Blood Donation Guidelines Still Problematic
Posted on Thursday May 14, 2015

Last December, I wrote that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had announced that it would be changing its policy on blood donations by men who have sex with men (MSM). For decades, the FDA has banned MSM from donating blood indefinitely. However, last December the FDA announced that it will be replacing its […]

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