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Illinois nurses on strike after stalled contract negotiations

Dive Brief: An estimated 720 nurses at AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois, went on strike Saturday after contract negotiations stalled between the hospital and nurses union. Both sides have been negotiating a new contract since early spring and nurses are currently working under a contract that expired May 9, according to the… Read More »

Mark Levin: ‘Lying media’ should apologize after study finds hydroxychloroquine helped coronavirus patients

Conservative commentator Mark Levin lashed out at the media after a study found a controversial anti-malarial drug may have helped coronavirus patients recover. Levin, a staunch ally of President Trump, argued that this was evidence that newsrooms were in the wrong to dedicate critical coverage of the commander in chief for touting hydroxychloroquine. “The disgusting,… Read More »

FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) After Prior Fluoropyrimidine- and Platinum-based Chemotherapy

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 10, 2020 Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) after prior fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based chemotherapy.1 This application was granted… Read More »

Texas reports a record number of hospitalized coronavirus patients after state reopened early

Protesters rally at the Texas State Capitol to speak out against Texas’ handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, in Austin, Texas, Saturday, April 18, 2020. Eric Gay | AP Texas reported a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations Monday — weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott took the lead among governors in easing social distancing measures to help bring jobs… Read More »