Essential Reads: SBIRT for Women with Alcohol and Drug Use During Pregnancy

Critical to the wellbeing of pregnant women and their infants is universal screening for drug and alcohol use. This is an essential first step in identifying women with harmful substance use and connecting them with appropriate services.  Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment or SBIRT has been shown to be a quick and effective… Read More »

Friday Faves

Hi friend! Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week so far. What’s going on this weekend? We’re looking forward to *hopefully* having our first family pool party. The pool is full of water (ahhhhh!) and just need to make sure the balance and everything is good to go. I’ll definitely do a full… Read More »

11 Photos of Tonga’s Shredded Shirtless Flag Bearer from the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Hannah McKay – PoolGetty Images The world is getting back to a new normal in the almost-aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Case in point: The previously postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics just kicked off to much fanfare—and controversy. But whether you think having the Olympic Games is a good idea or not, one thing is for… Read More »

Bangladesh re-enters its ‘strictest’ coronavirus lockdown yet after Eid break

Along with the police and other security forces, the army will be back on the streets to ensure no one breaches the stay-at-home guidance without an emergency reason from 6am to Aug 5 midnight. There were speculations that the government would defer the lockdown, but State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain on Thursday confirmed… Read More »