How Pfizer Won the Pandemic, Reaping Outsize Profit and Influence

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:24 am by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News The grinding two-plus years of the pandemic have yielded outsize benefits for one company — Pfizer — making.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy Aimed at Addressing Public Health Disinformation

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:31 pm by Staff

CHICAGO – With the spread of disinformation continuing to negatively impact efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and sowing distrust in vaccines, public health mitiga.... Read More

How Much Health Insurers Pay for Almost Everything Is About to Go Public

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:05 pm by Staff

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Consumers, employers, and just about everyone else interested in health care prices will soon get an unprecedented look at wha.... Read More

Big Employers Are Offering Abortion Benefits. Will the Information Stay Safe?

Jul 03, 2022 at 04:54 pm by Staff

By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News In response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Americans’ constitutional right to abortion, large employers thou.... Read More

How to Get Rid of Medical Debt — Or Avoid It in the First Place

Jul 03, 2022 at 04:41 pm by Staff

By Yuki Noguchi, NPR News, NPR News, Kaiser Health News Lori Mangum was 32 when apple-size tumors sprouted on her head. Now — six years and 10 surgeries late.... Read More

Former Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Announces Launch of Tristela Strategies, LLC

Jun 30, 2022 at 12:06 pm by Staff

NASHVILLE  - Dr. Lisa Piercey, former Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health and health system executive, announced the launch of Tristela Strategies, LLC, a.... Read More

New Clinician Spotlight: Saeed Mohammad

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:20 pm by Staff

Saeed Mohammad, MD, MS, recently joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Center at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s H.... Read More

Davidson named to receive the Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:16 pm by Staff

  The Academy for Excellence in Education is pleased to announce Mario Davidson, PhD, is the recipient of the 2022 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in.... Read More

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine names renowned scholar Kuriyan as next dean of Basic Sciences

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:11 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt University has named John Kuriyan, PhD, one of the world’s leading structural biologists, as its next dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences, C.... Read More

Schwartz receives V Foundation for Cancer Research award

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:31 pm by Staff

by Bill Snyder The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded a $200,000 grant to Jason Schwartz, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and.... Read More

Study Shows Convalescent Plasma Doesn’t Benefit Severely Ill Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:35 am by Staff

  Convalescent plasma, widely given to severely ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the pandemic, does not improve their ability to survive or recover, accord.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:43 pm by Staff

By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’s r.... Read More

Defining Plasma Dose for Potential Future Cancer Treatments

Jun 28, 2022 at 11:00 am by Staff

Equivalent total oxidation potential of a plasma-activated medium has implications for cancer treatments   Chinese researchers may have found a new approach to treat ca.... Read More


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