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House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

U.S. is recording fewer than 30,000 daily new Covid cases for the first time in nearly a year

Michael Binparuis (15) of Nesconsit, New York, receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Northwell Health’s Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York, U.S., May 13, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters The U.S. is reporting an average of fewer than 30,000 new Covid cases per day… Read More »

FDA Approves Trodelvy, the First Treatment for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Shown to Improve Progression-Free Survival and Overall Survival

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have received two or more prior systemic therapies, at least one of them for metastatic disease. The… Read More »

Is Empathy Born in Mom’s First Hugs?

MONDAY, April 5, 2021 — Show your baby your love, and you’ll get a kinder, gentler adult child as your reward, a new study suggests. More than 20 years ago, researchers in Israel began studying the impact on newborns of time spent in physical contact with their mothers. The investigators followed these infants, born in… Read More »

Vic has first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine

Victoria has taken delivery of its first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, with the rollout of the 50,800 doses to start early next week. It comes as the state on Friday celebrated a week-long run of “doughnut days”, with no locally-acquired coronavirus cases. The Health Department said the AstraZeneca doses had started arriving at Victoria’s… Read More »