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Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

Dr. Reddy’s says FDA finds more issues at oncology drug plant

The FDA continues to find issues with Dr. Reddy’s oncology formulation facility in Duvvada, India, one of three facilities cited in a scathing warning letter. The Indian drugmaker said an inspection in September resulted in eight observations. The acknowledgment (PDF) came in a press release to the Bombay Stock Exchange Tuesday, but it gave no… Read More »