Pharma erupts as Biden administration backs waiver of vaccine patent rights

The Biden administration’s call to waive patent rights for coronavirus vaccines sparked vociferous opposition from drugmakers and pharma industry groups, which quickly claimed the move will discourage future drug research and do little to increase supply.  Activists, who have pressured the administration for months on the issue, argue a waiver is needed to begin removing… Read More »

Anthony Anderson, Marlon Wayans and more join Will Smith’s fitness challenge

Entertainment Health Loading the player… Black men getting heathy together, we love to see it. Read More: Amid calls from Black health advocates, Biden administration to ban menthol cigarettes Will Smith may have started a movement. The 52-year-old actor recently posted an image to his Instagram account showing off his softer physique saying he’s ready… Read More »

Report: Healthcare leaders have an optimistic outlook beyond COVID-19

Philips hosted a virtual round table with industry leaders to discuss the findings of the newly-released Future Health Index 2021 (FHI). Philips’ chief medical officer, Jan Kimpen, hosted the discussion between Professor Wim van Harten, CEO of Rijnstate Hospital in the Netherlands, and Dr Aaron Neinstein, director of clinical informatics at UCSF Center for Digital Health… Read More »