Laura Ungar at the Courier-Journal wrote extensively this week about the FDA’s ban on blood donations from men who have had sexual contact with other men. She joined us Friday on State of the News to talk about the reasoning behind the rule, and why it seems to be continuously under fire.
Mayor Greg Fischer called for an investigation into the city’s use of overtime pay, and MSHA finished its investigation of Upper Big Branch and found assey to blame. We’ll recap and analyse this week’s metro news with the WFPL news staff. News and Tribune editor Shea Van Hoy joins WFPL’s Devin Katayama to talk about… Continue reading Overtime Investigation, Daeschner’s Contract Not Renewed, FDA Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men, Congress Debates Payroll Tax: Today on State of the News
1:06pm: Should the morning-after pill be available on drug store shelves, next to condoms and other over the counter birth control? Right now “Plan B” emergency contraception is not. To get it, women have to prove they’re at least 17 years old or have a doctor’s prescription. But today the Food and Drug Administration is… Continue reading Age Restrictions Could Be Lifted on Plan B, Walmart Strives for Sustainability in China, Chief White Reflects on His Time With LMPD: Today on Here and Now