Report calls for broader scope of practice for nurses, better support for equity, mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred massive disruptions to the economy and labor market that have yet to abate. It also particularly underscored the plight of workers in one of the widest-held occupations in the country — nurses. Over the past year, those on the front lines have reported increasing rates of burnout, declining mental health and… Read More »

Construction Project of Biomay’s Manufacturing Facility Fully on Schedule

Vienna, Austria – Construction work on Biomay’s new headquarters and biotech manufacturing facility in Aspern Seestadt, Vienna, is progressing on schedule. Seven months after the groundbreaking ceremony in September 2020, the building shell has now been completed. Ongoing activities are currently focused on the interior works and the installation of the complex heat, ventilation and… Read More »

The practice of medicine is a marathon

We physicians often feel as though we are running up Heartbreak Hill. For many of us, the spring in our step just ain’t what it used to be. Pictured above is Ethiopian runner Worknesh Negefa, the fourth-fastest female marathoner in history and the winner of the 2019 Boston Marathon.  We all understand why Boston 2020… Read More »

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for younger teens

Dive Brief: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in children 12 to 15 years old, making the shot the first authorized for millions of younger adolescents in the U.S. The agency’s decision, which had been expected since Pfizer and partner BioNTech asked in early April for an expansion of… Read More »