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Ochsner Health System seeks improved access to clinical trials

Ochsner Health is partnering with Pfizer Inc. 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… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On An Old Single-Payer System That Just Might Appeal To Most Americans; Speak Up, Doctors, About Health Dangers Of Climate Change

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The New York Times: A Better Path To Universal Health Care As a Canadian living and studying health policy in the United States, I’ve watched with interest as a growing list of Democratic presidential candidates — Senators Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and… Read More »

Does Prepregnancy Asthma Increase Central Nervous System Defect Risk in Offspring?

January 30, 2019 Share this content: Offspring had an increased risk for neural and nonneural tube defects if the mother had asthma that resolved prior to pregnancy or had asthma during pregnancy, respectively. Asthma in childhood is associated with a future risk for certain types of central nervous system (CNS) defects in offspring, even if… Read More »