Maria Godoy appears in the following:
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Shortly after the leaked draft opinion on abortion, there was a surge of posts about abortion targeting Spanish speakers. This misinformation is designed to galvanize anti-abortion Latino voters.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Doctors and reproductive rights advocates are seeing a surge in disinformation about abortion targeting the Latino community. Some worry that this may dissuade some from seeking medical care.
Sunday, September 04, 2022
Religious rules guiding Catholic health care systems often mean their doctors can't prescribe contraceptives or perform tubal ligations. And sometimes that leaves patients with few other options.
Thursday, September 01, 2022
The college's student health center became the center of a maelstrom this past week, after students learned the Catholic health agency hired to run it follows religious restrictions on contraception.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Many hospitals and health care clinics in the U.S. are affiliated with the Catholic Church, which means religious directives might limit the types of contraception they can offer.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Under new FDA rules, people with mild or moderate hearing loss will be able to buy hearing aids over the counter without a prescription as soon as mid-October.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration announced that hearing aids, which typically need a prescription, will be available over the counter — making them more accessible and affordable, activists say.
Friday, July 08, 2022
Emergency contraceptives and abortion pills are not the same thing, though people often confuse them. Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, it's vital to know the difference — and your options.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
To best protect against unintended pregnancy, emergency contraceptives like Plan B or Ella need to be taken within five days of unprotected sex, but a large number of pharmacies don't stock the pills.
Sunday, June 26, 2022
With access to safe and legal abortions coming into question, emergency contraception will be more important than ever. However, finding that contraception at the local pharmacy is no easy task.
Friday, May 13, 2022
In the U.S., people of color have been more likely to die at younger ages, especially among lower-income communities. That's had a ripple effect on finances, education and physical and mental health.
Friday, May 06, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating more than 100 cases of a mysterious form of hepatitis in young children.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Sure, you don't have to wear a mask on airplanes, buses and ride shares anymore, but you still might want to depending on the circumstances. Here's what experts say about the risks.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Now that the federal mask mandate on public transport has come to an end, should people continue to wear masks anyway? We explore the latest science on air flow and transmission.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
On Monday, a federal judge struck down the CDC's mask mandate for public transportation. Less than 24 hours later, videos emerged on social media of passengers celebrating.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Health officials argue the protection of the COVID vaccine booster wanes over time and say some people need a second booster. But other infectious disease experts say three shots are enough for now.
Friday, March 18, 2022
The better the air quality in schools, the better students do academically and healthier they are. Improving air quality is expensive, so advocates hope money set aside under the Biden Plan will help.
Monday, March 14, 2022
Boosting ventilation and filtration not only lowers the risk of transmission, it's also linked to higher test scores and better health. But making upgrades is more complex than it sounds.
Saturday, February 26, 2022
The CDC is dropping its guidance for universal indoor masking, instead recommending masking pegged to local conditions where spread of the virus is considered high risk.
Friday, February 18, 2022
While many states have already lifted their statewide mask mandates, many mandates remain in place. But the science is mixed about masks effectiveness in schools — especially for kids.