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AstraZeneca rockets toward Tagrisso sales target with another survival win

AstraZeneca already has a Tagrisso approval for patients with previously untreated, EGFR-mutated lung cancer. But it’s shoring up its case with some clutch new data. Friday, the British drugmaker said Tagrisso had beaten out Roche’s rival drug Tarceva and AstraZeneca’s own Iressa at helping patients live longer. The showing came as part of the phase 3 Flaura… Read More »

An important first step toward eliminating the transplant waitlist

The following is a guest post from Donna Cryer, president and CEO of the liver disease nonprofit Global Liver Institute. On Wednesday, the president signed an executive order highlighting a series of initiatives designed to encourage more kidney transplants and treatment at home. But hidden behind these high-profile positive kidney actions were a few equally… Read More »

In movement toward awareness, Taraji P. Henson announces mental health conference

Actress Taraji P. Henson attends The 2016 InStyle And Warner Bros. 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for InStyle) As the country observes Mental Health Awareness Month through May, Empire star Taraji P. Henson is announcing a… Read More »

The journey toward the Equal Rights Amendment began decades ago, but activists say the finish line is in sight

Bills are being introduced in state capitals to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, an addition to the Constitution that would explicitly protect women’s rights and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, according to proponents. It was introduced to Congress in 1923, but the crusade didn’t gain real traction until the women’s movement took hold… Read More »