Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Wendy Williams Opens Up About Her Past With Cocaine Addiction

Wendy Williams’ demons are behind her. The talk-show host opened up in a new interview about overcoming her decade-long battle with cocaine addiction during her days in the radio industry. Celebrity Drug Confessions “I was a functioning addict,” Williams, 54, told Entertainment Tonight. “I report to work on time, and I’d walk in and...

Johnson & Johnson launches life sciences incubator for Philadelphia area

The University of Pennsylvania’s startup incubator is getting a boost from a big pharmaceutical company. Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that it had made a deal with the university to launch the JPOD @ Philadelphia, within the school’s Pennovation Center, an incubator that has existed for two years, as part of its JLABS...

NYC nurses to get $20.8 million in gender bias settlement

New York City will pay a group of nearly 1,700 nurses $20.8 million to settle a gender discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.The settlement is related to the city's past policy of allowing early retirement for municipal workers in "physically taxing" occupations, mostly held by...

Kourtney Kardashian’s BF Younes Bendjima’s Comment Was a ‘Joke’

Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima go for a walk in Rome on June 19, 2018. Agostino Fabio/ MEGA TheMegaAgency.comJust kidding! Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, Younes Bendjima, did not intend to create an uproar when he left a shady comment on her recent Instagram photo, a source close to the Keeping Up With the Kardashians...

Genmed delivers cost competitive vendor neutral managed services for two NHS Trusts in Wirral and West Cheshire

July 19, 2018 – Genmed announces today that it is delivering a variety of vendor neutral managed services for the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a shared medical microbiology service run by the two organisations which supports around 700,000 people in...

How value-based care and oncology come together in the healthcare ecosystem

The movement away from fee-for-service doesn’t only apply to the healthcare industry at large. It also has implications in the field of cancer care. During a panel at MedCity CONVERGE on July 11, experts outlined the current status of value-based care and where oncology fits in. It helps to start with a definition of...

Beth Israel-Lahey merger could raise healthcare spending

Massachusetts healthcare spending would increase by up to $251 million per year if regulators approve the planned merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and several other hospital systems to create the second-largest healthcare network in the state, according to a preliminary report from the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission.The deal involves...

Free Summer Events For Families

Most family-friendly events over the Summer holidays come with a pretty hefty admission fee, but there are a few gems that will cost you nothing at all, if you know where to look. Whether you're entertaining pre-schoolers or tweens, we've rounded up 15 free events across the country that will amuse your whole...

Mark Zuckerberg Clarifies Comments About Holocaust Deniers 

Mark Zuckerberg INSTARimages.comMark Zuckerberg is clearing up the controversial remarks he made about Holocaust deniers during a conversation about how Facebook handles offensive content. The Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media “I’m Jewish, and there’s a set of people who deny that the Holocaust happened. I find that deeply offensive. But at the end of...

The Benihana of cancer vaccines: How are medical oncologists advancing immunotherapy?

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At the MedCity CONVERGE conference, medical oncologist Dr. Joshua Brody, the director of the lymphoma immunotherapy program at Mount Sinai Hospital, talked about some of the hype and hope of CAR-T and checkpoint blockade immunotherapy treatments. Source link
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