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AHA News: How 20 Years of Stroke Research Revealed Disparities Among Mexican Americans

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Belinda Zuniga was searching the classified ads for job notices 14 years ago when a single word caught her attention: stroke. Her grandmother had just had one. “We had so many questions. Her stroke really disabled her,” said Zuniga, a certified nursing assistant. She jumped at… Read More »

Florida among slowest states to process unemployment claims

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As unemployment surged during the early weeks of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Florida processed its hundreds of thousands of new claims more slowly than any other state, according to federal data. The state is already among the most inhospitable places to be unemployed, and the economic downturn has only added… Read More »

Peer-led community intervention substantially reduces treatment failure among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe

A peer-led, community-based intervention with multiple components resulted in a 42% reduction in virological failure or death among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe compared to adolescents following standard public sector care at 96 weeks follow-up. These findings from an international team led by Dr Webster Mavhu of the Centre for Sexual Health and… Read More »

New FDA-approved cystic fibrosis medicine, Trikafta®, among other specialty drugs available through AllianceRx Walgreens Prime – Yahoo Finance

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, one of the largest specialty and home delivery pharmacies in the U.S., is pleased to include Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor), a new breakthrough therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF), among other specialty medications available through its pharmacy. (PRNewsfoto/AllianceRx Walgreens Prime) More Cystic fibrosis is a rare,… Read More »