When people talk about about abortion, they generally focus on the pregnancy and the procedure itself. But once you’ve had an abortion, what will happen? What is the best way to take care of yourself? Will it be painful or bloody, or make you sick? What medicines will make you feel better? Read More So You Had an Abortion: What Happens Now?
Dear Queen Julie,
You know how when you go into the hospital for something, the first thing they do is stick a big needle in your arm and attach it to an IV so they can give you fluids and medicine quickly? Did you ever wonder what they do if they just absolutely cannot get a needle into one of your veins? Read on to learn about intraosseous IVs – if you have a strong stomach! Read More Ask the (Student) Nurse! Intraosseous IV Edition
I know that some medications can interfere with the effectiveness of the birth control pill, but, once and for all, do you have a list of which ones? Read More Ask the (Student) Nurse!
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