California Counties a Hodgepodge of Highs and Lows in Vaccinating Vulnerable Seniors

Even as California prepares to expand vaccine eligibility on April 15 to all residents age 16 and up, the state has managed to inoculate only about half its senior population — the 65-and-older target group deemed most vulnerable to death and serious illness in the pandemic. Overall, nearly 56% of California seniors have received the… Read More »

AstraZeneca working with Mass General on tech for heart failure, asthma

The biotechnology company AstraZeneca announced on Tuesday that it would be collaborating with Massachusetts General Hospital to create and clinically validate patient-centric digital health solutions. According to the company, the collaboration will use AstraZeneca’s new AMAZE disease management platform to study heart failure and asthma management.   “We are incredibly proud to be working closely… Read More »

Women, alcohol, and COVID-19

Excessive alcohol use is a common response to coping with stress. Alcohol use increased following the September 11th terrorist attacks and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The COVID-19 pandemic is following this same path. However, this pandemic is different in its scope and duration. COVID-19 is associated with both negative health and economic impacts, as well… Read More »

FDA Approves Qelbree (viloxazine) for the Treatment of ADHD

FDA Approves Qelbree (viloxazine) for the Treatment of ADHD ROCKVILLE, Md., April 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Qelbree (viloxazine extended-release capsules) for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity… Read More »

Minty Spring Pea Dip

This Minty Spring Pea Dip is a fun variation on classic hummus you have to try if you love traditional hummus. If you’re looking for a quick, simple, delicious, and light dip to make on the weekends, this is a great one to add to your spring rotation. Peas, like many fruits and vegetables, are… Read More »