Fundraiser to help Ukrainian hospital

BALTIMORE — An employee at GBMC, who is from Ukraine, is working with the hospital to help her home country. Yana Karp came to the United States from kyiv, Ukraine in 1989. After going to school, she got a job at GBMC at a sonographer. When the war in Ukraine began, Karp said her cousin … Read more

BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: ‘Dear Maine’ and ‘Bad Medicine’

DEAR MAINE: THE TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS OF MAINE’S 21ST CENTURY IMMIGRANTS by Morgan Rielly and Reza Jalali; Islandport Press, 2021; 192 pages, $19.95; ISBN 978-1-952143-19-9. DEAR MAINE: THE TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS OF MAINE’S 21ST CENTURY IMMIGRANTS Noted British writer John Berger (1926-2017) thoughtfully wrote: “Emigration, forced or chosen, across national borders or from village to … Read more

CANbridge to Present CAN106 Phase 1 Data at the European Hematology Association 2022 Congress

BEIJING & CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 13, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CANbridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (HKEX:1228), a China-based global biopharmaceutical company committed to the research, development and commercialization of transformative rare disease and rare oncology therapies, announced that data from its CAN106 Phase 1 trial will be presented at the 2022 European Hematology Association Congress, in Vienna, Austria, on June … Read more

Arguments set on whether pandemic asylum restriction can end | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KEVIN McGILL – Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge hears arguments Friday on whether the Biden administration can lift pandemic-related restrictions on immigrants requesting asylum later this month. Migrants have been expelled more than 1.8 million times since March 2020 under federal Title 42 authority, which has denied migrants a chance … Read more

What’s the future of digital medicine? Find out at INVEST PharmaTech.

Digital medicine adoption, also referred to as digital therapeutics, was challenging ahead of the pandemic. Clinical validation and FDA clearances have gradually moved the needle on how these treatments are perceived. But the need for remote patient monitoring for chronic conditions during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased interest in this area with the … Read more

SCSB chair compares Vanguard Academy to a ‘little kid’ not wanting to take medicine

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Representatives of the Utah State Charter School Board (SCSB) are reacting to a FOX 13 News investigation that revealed how a public charter school with ties to the polygamous Kingston group is defying state warnings by continuing to supplement Kingston family members to key leadership positions. FOX 13 Investigates: Public … Read more

Democrats hit GOP attorney general with ethics complaint | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — One day after launching his campaign for Kentucky governor, Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron was hit with a formal complaint Thursday alleging he violated ethics laws by investigating the Democratic governor he now wants to unseat. The complaint filed by the Kentucky Democratic Party requests … Read more

Residents, Fellows at USC Keck School of Medicine Latest to Vote to Unionize

Residents and fellow physicians at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles have voted to unionize with the Committee of Interns and Residents/Service Employees International Union (CIR/SEIU), following in the footsteps of those at Stanford Health Care, who voted last week. The physicians-in-training at Keck unanimously voted in favor of … Read more

Patient remembers caregivers with Compassionate Care Award

Pictured with Jim and Pam Gutschow (center) are Compassionate Care Award recipients (left to right) Lauren Sigmon, BSN, RN, Karen Roesler, RN, OCN, Juan Sanchez, certified nursing assistant, and Nathan Bennion, MD. Jim Gutschow was just 38 when he received the sobering news that he had stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His doctors in Kansas City, … Read more