Briefing by White House Monkeypox Response Team and Public Health Officials

Briefing by White House Monkeypox Response Team and Public Health Officials

Washington, DC…Good morning. Thanks for joining us. I’m Bob Fenton, the White House Monkeypox Response Coordinator. Today, I’m joined by Dr. Fauci, Dr. Walensky, and Dr. Daskalakis. Before I turn to my colleagues, I want to provide an update on the important progress we’re making in combatting monkeypox. We continue to leverage every capability at […]

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Oxford, United Kingdom….Scientists modelling the cancer-suppressing p53 gene identify how the 20 different molecules unique to elephants get activated for increased sensitivity and response against carcinogenic conditions – with implications for cancer treatments in humans. Scientists from seven research institutions including the University of Oxford and the University of Edinburgh have used pioneering bioinformatic modelling […]

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

Washington, DC…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, those currently on the U.S. market must be removed, or risk enforcement action. […]

Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy. 100% Remission in Clinical Trial

Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy.  100% Remission in Clinical Trial

New York, NY…Breakthrough findings were presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting and published in The New England Journal of Medicine today by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) confirming a clinical complete response in all 14 patients who received the immunotherapy treatment dostarlimab as a first-line treatment for mismatch repair-deficient (MMRd) locally advanced rectal cancer. This […]

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

Atlanta, GA…On May 18, 2022, a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. As of May 18, 2022, no additional monkeypox cases have been identified in the U.S. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to investigate […]

Barton Health Honors Physician of the Year

Barton Health Honors Physician of the Year

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Barton Health staff members and physicians have voted Tamara McBride, MD, as Barton’s Physician of the Year. Dr. McBride received a landslide of nominations recognizing her for outstanding leadership and her caring, compassionate approach to health care. Dr. McBride is the Hospital Medicine Medical Director at Barton Memorial Hospital. “Dr. McBride has […]

Carson Valley Medical Center Offering DISCOUNTED Women’s Health Screenings

Carson Valley Medical Center Offering DISCOUNTED Women’s Health Screenings

Gardnerville, NV…Carson Valley Medical Center is offering Discounted Women’s Health Screenings throughout the month of May. DISCOUNTED WOMEN’S HEALTH SCREENINGS! Throughout the month of May, Carson Valley Medical Center is offering two discounted health screenings. Dexa Bone Density $50 Call (775) 782-1550, by appointment only. Women’s Screening Package $199 Includes: Lipid panel, A1C diabetes screening, […]

Carson Valley Chamber Celebrates Rehabilitation Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Carson Valley Chamber Celebrates Rehabilitation Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Gardnerville, NV…Join the Carson Valley Chamer to celebrate the grand opening of the newly expanded Rehabilitation and Outpatient Therapy Center at CVMC. This event will be held on May 3rd, 4:30pm-6:30pm.  There will be tours, opportunities to meet the team, and refreshments. Ribbon cutting will be at 5:30 PM. The Rehabilitation Center is behind the […]

Governor Sisolak, State of Nevada to Host First Ever Healthcare Provider Summit

Governor Sisolak, State of Nevada to Host First Ever Healthcare Provider Summit

Carson City, NV…Next month, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the State of Nevada will host the first ever Healthcare Provider Summit, a daylong forum with community partners, stakeholders and State agencies focused on ways to bridge gaps in care and provide the best possible service to Nevadans. “I have always prioritized creating a robust, affordable […]

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