Explained: The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (Which Went Into Effect June 27)

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is a pivotal piece of legislation that aims to ensure equal treatment and protection for pregnant employees in the workplace. Here's what you need to know about PWF.

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Florida Leads Nation in People Removed from Medicaid After Pandemic-Era Rule Ends

Nearly 250,000 people across the state have lost their health care coverage, mostly due to administrative reasons. This has generated strong pushback from President Joe Biden’s administration.

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Be a Hero: Learn How to Donate Blood and Make a Difference in Florida

In honor of World Blood Donor Day, the American Red Cross is giving away gift cards to anyone who donates blood in the month of June.

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Florida Doctors Can Now Deny Care Based on Personal Beliefs. Here’s What One Doctor Has to Say.

Signed into law by Gov. DeSantis, the bill allows state health care providers to refuse services based on their moral, ethical or religious beliefs. Critics are calling it a “License to Discriminate.”

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3 Women’s Health Briefs for Friday, May 19

Stay informed and empowered with the latest women's health updates. From your mental health to your physical well-being, these health briefs are essential.

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Florida Roads Could Include Radioactive Waste Material If GOP-Backed Bill Becomes Law

The toxic phosphate waste contains radium-226, which decays to form radon, a cancer-causing, radioactive gas. Conservation groups are urging Gov. DeSantis to veto the bill.

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Democrat Kathy Castor Urges DeSantis to Protect Medicaid Health Insurance for Children and Families

In states like Florida, where Republican leaders continue to reject Medicaid expansion, this could disproportionately affect Black and Latino people.