Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

Georgia board picks 6 companies to sell medical marijuana

Loading the player… A Georgia board tasked with overseeing the state’s efforts to get patients access to medical marijuana has approved the six companies that will be allowed to sell the drug, a major step to finally getting patients legal access to the medication. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission… Read More »

Booksy Calls Time On Gyms – A look at how gyms can use scheduling to keep their premises safe as restrictions lift

As the 19th of July – Freedom Day in the UK – signals a return to life as we once knew it, a lot of venues are remaining understandably cautious.  Gyms and leisure centre owners are taking particular care to keep customers and staff safe – and to prevent closures due to employees having to… Read More »

FDA Approves Bylvay (odevixibat) for the Treatment of Pruritus in Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC)

FDA Approves Bylvay (odevixibat) for the Treatment of Pruritus in Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) BOSTON, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Bylvay (odevixibat), the first drug approved for the treatment of pruritus in… Read More »

Two Bean and Herb Salad

Make this two-bean and herb salad that won’t leave you or your friends hungry an hour later — hello fiber and plant-based protein! Beans are a delicious source of plant-based protein, they’re abundant in soluble fiber, and contain minerals like magnesium. Not only is this checking the box of nourishing, it’s also checking the box… Read More »