Lydia OConnor

FDA Pressured to Ease Restrictions On Gay Men Donating Blood

The Food and Drug Administration still has harsh restrictions on blood donations from men who have sex with men. picture alliance via Getty Images The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is facing ramped-up pressure to scrap its harsh limits on blood donations from gay and bisexual men amid a dire shortage at blood banks. Demands […]Read More

Bernie Sanders Reintroduces Bill To Send Free N95 Masks To

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reintroduced legislation on Wednesday that would allow the federal government to send three N95 respirator masks to every person in America. Sanders first introduced the legislation, called the Masks for All Act, in summer 2020, but Congress did not bring it up for a vote. But as the highly transmissible omicron […]Read More