Merck CEO Ken Frazier & Tsedal Neeley talk COVID Vaccines, Racism & Why Leaders Need to Really Act

Merck CEO Ken Frazier & Tsedal Neeley talk COVID Vaccines, Racism & Why Leaders Need to Really Act

HBS Professor Tsedal Neeley & Ken Frazier, CEO of Merck — leading vaccine producer in the world — talk about what it takes to find and distribute a vaccine for billions of people and the disparities COVID-19 unmasked. He charges corporate leaders to dismantle structural racism and advises Black and Brown professionals on how to …

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COVID Treatments – Hope is on the Horizon

43.6 million people in the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with 8.82 million of them being in the U.S. Out of the millions that stared this disease down, 226,000 Americans never made it home, and that number grew to 1.16 million worldwide. With health officials predicting a second, more robust wave, how are we progressing in …

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COVID Vaccine Trials Paused; What You Should Know

COVID Vaccine Trials Paused; What You Should Know

Last week, two major pharmaceutical companies announced head-turning news; they are pausing COVID vaccine trials due to a possible adverse reaction. Many of us may wonder what that means, how it affects the progress of a vaccine, and if clinical trials are truly safe. Read on to find out more about why these COVID Vaccine …

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COVID Vaccine — Important Information

As of this blog’s writing, 7,095,422 people have tested positive for COVID-19, and 204,328 have died from it in the United States. While the impact on the economy and each household and business vary in severity, there is hope. The infection rate is slowing down, restrictions are steadily lifting, and people are getting better at existing …

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Common Clinical Trial Myths Debunked

Common Clinical Trial Myths Debunked

It’s true; clinical trials had very humble and not-so-ethical beginnings. From the careless hands of Sir Alexander Fleming that led to the discovery of penicillin to the milkmaid’s hands in the discovery of the smallpox vaccine. Serendipity has played a role in discovering important vaccines and therapies, while something more sinister laid a foundation that …

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Are Your Stomach Issues More Than Just a Pain?

Are Your Stomach Issues More Than Just a Pain?

Stomach issues are no joke. Abdominal pain, acid reflux, nausea, and vomiting can shut down any plans and leave you stuck at home, wondering where it all went wrong. August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month, and so it is an important subject to discuss since, oftentimes, people don’t realize their stomach issues are due to gastroparesis. …

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Clinical Trials FAQs Answered - Infinite Clinical Trials - Morrow, Riverdale, Georgia

Clinical Trials FAQs Answered

Every day, possible new ways to detect, prevent, treat, and cure different medical conditions are discovered. These new insights are gained through the extensive efforts of clinical research, which can take many years. New devices, procedures and treatments are first studied in every possible scenario to ensure they meet the needed safety criteria to move …

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Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Infinite Clinical Trials - Morrow, Riverdale, Georgia

Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial?

Clinical trials are responsible for every prescription medication, and many supplements we take every day. How’s this, you ask? Clinical trials help determine if potential new ways to detect, prevent, treat, and cure certain medical conditions and illnesses, are safe and effective. But none of these possibilities would come to fruition without volunteers participating in …

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Hot Flashes: Treatment and Clinical Trials

Hot Flashes

Nearly two-thirds of women experience hot flashes heading into and during menopause. It is the most common discomfort experienced during that time. Every woman who experiences hot flashes has a unique experience as they can be mild or go all the way to interfering with daily life. Although common, it is not something you have …

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Ulcerative Colitis 411: Signs & Symptoms, Treatment & Research - Infinite Clinical Trials - Morrow, Riverdale, Georgia

Ulcerative Colitis 411: Signs & Symptoms, Treatment & Research

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that can have debilitating symptoms and life-threatening complications in some cases. Knowing more about UC will help you better manage your symptoms and, in turn, have a better quality of life and the possibility of long-term remission. Here are some basics when it comes to ulcerative colitis. What …

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