Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) has a special mission to engage women who are not often invited into health policy discussions, including women of color; low-income women; immigrant women; young women; women with disabilities; and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) community.
Many patients benefit from taking multiple drugs, and taking several medications may be necessary for people with more than one chronic disease. However, the growing use of multiple medications puts millions of people over the age of 65 at risk for medication overload, which refers to theharm caused by too many medications.
The widespread nature of extended post-COVID-19 symptoms has led to the use of a new term, “long COVID-19.”
Most people assume that cosmetics and other personal care products that are marketed and sold in the U.S. are safe and are regulated by the FDA. In fact, the federal Cosmetics Act—last updated in 1938—does not prohibit manufacturers from using dangerous ingredients in their products.