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DC schools first with statewide menstrual health standards, officials say

Comment on this storyComments For Liv Birnstad, much what she’s learned at school about reproductive health has been about preventing sexually transmitted diseases. She learned about sex and how babies are made, but there was scant information on periods — how to prepare for them or why they happen. “For some people, it’s taboo,” said […]

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‘It’s Been a Pretty Rocky Road.’ CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Reflects on Her Tenure During COVID-19

Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, testifies during a US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on stopping the spread of Monkeypox, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 14, 2022 Credit – Stefani Reynolds—AFP/Getty Images Dr. Rochelle Walensky became director of the U.S. Centers for

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New hiring toolkit to support care providers with ‘safer’ recruitment

A first-of-its-kind Better Hiring Toolkit has been launched – a guide for care sector employers to make informed and safer recruitment decisions. Complied as a collaboration between safeguarding experts at the Better Hiring Institute, the Disclosure and Barring Service, Reed Screening, Skills for Care, Dominic Headley & Associates and VBA Consulting, the toolkit provides simplified

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