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Pharmacies may violate civil rights if they refuse meds linked to abortion, feds warn

Pharmacies may violate civil rights if they refuse meds linked to abortion, feds warn

Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol, the two drugs used in an abortion medication, can also be prescribed for other medical uses. However some pharmacists have refused to fill prescriptions for them. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol, the two drugs used in an abortion …

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California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

Liz Kirkaldie says her grandson’s marijuana use led to his schizophrenia diagnosis. She says she’s skeptical the labels will work, “But if it helps even one person? Great.” Beth LaBerge/KQED hide caption toggle caption Beth LaBerge/KQED Liz Kirkaldie says her grandson’s marijuana use led to his schizophrenia diagnosis. She says she’s skeptical the labels will …

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Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring Algorithms

Feds Warn Employers Against Discriminatory Hiring Algorithms

As companies increasingly involve AI in their hiring processes, advocates, lawyers, and researchers have continued to sound the alarm. Algorithms have been found to automatically assign job candidates different scores based on arbitrary criteria like whether they wear glasses or a headscarf or have a bookshelf in the background. Hiring algorithms can penalize applicants for …

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