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Ochsner Health System seeks improved access to clinical trials

Ochsner Health is partnering with Pfizer in a multi-year program to develop innovative models for clinical trials. Working with Pfizer, the delivery system with 40 owned and affiliated hospitals and more than 100 health centers and urgent care facilities, as well as its innovationOchsner lab, will look for ways to enhance the clinical trial experience… Read More »

NYC health officials warn against ‘measles parties’ amid biggest outbreak in decades

A public health emergency was declared in New York City on Tuesday due to a measles outbreak — and health officials are warning against the idea of “measles parties.” Such parties involve intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to other children with a disease, with the intent that they would get the disease themselves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… Read More »