Abby Westerman, 2019 C3 Emerging Ideas Prize winner, founded b-present Foundation in memory of and inspired by her daughter, who had leukemia as a young adult and passed away in 2016. Westerman used the support from the C3 Prize to launch a beta version of ‘b-there,’ a web-based patient and supporter connection tool to lower the barrier for young adults with cancer to stay connected with friends, offering a quick, easy, low-stress way to control visits, convey status updates and request needed items. … [Read more...] about Want to Impact Cancer Care Beyond Medicine? 5 Reasons to Apply for the Astellas Oncology C3 Prize
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On June 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new guidance to industry and researchers engaged in developing safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. One of the most-reported parts of the report is that any approved vaccine must demonstrate a minimum of 50 percent efficacy in protecting individuals from virus infection compared to those who receive a placebo. However, the report is extensive and offers guidance on many parts of the vaccine development process, and it underscores what FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said during his congressional testimony: There will be no shortcuts to a vaccine and public health will not be compromised in the pursuit of pharmacological weapons to fight COVID-19. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Rep. Rodney Davis says most important thing White House can do on COVID-19 is give consistent messaging; US new cases surpass 50k for first time
Mase assured the community that patient care and test results have not been effected or delayed by this issue. She is more concerned about the impact on the county's ability to receive all the lab reports in order to investigate cases and contact trace to the extent that we've been doing and as quickly as the county has been doing in the past. Contact tracing is a key tool in stopping the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about Data glitch: Up to one-third of cases not counted in Sonoma Co.
Trasande agrees: "The few data that have been published have driven relatively rapid change. I remember when one of the reports came out about two supermarket chains with their buffet-style food packaging. And literally weeks later on Instagram and Facebook, they announced they had swapped out their materials for PFAS-free. … [Read more...] about Toxic chemicals may be in fast food wrappers and take-out containers, report says
In the last 24 hrs, 100 cases were reported out of 1,574 test results. New cases range from 8 mo-101 yrs with 42 being the median age. Positive tests range from July 10-Aug 5. Twelve (12) hospitalizations & 3 deaths were also reported pic.twitter.com/VWIq2suC9a … [Read more...] about Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 100 More Coronavirus Cases, 3 Additional Deaths, As Countywide Cases Grow To Over 8,600