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Apr 17, 2020, 10:33 ET Slower Clearance of Coronavirus Infection May Explain Why Men Fare Worse Than Women

BRONX, N.Y., April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine may have solved a mystery surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic: Why men infected by the virus generally show more severe symptoms and are more likely than women to die from COVID-19. In collaboration with the Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Mumbai, India,...

Apr 17, 2020, 11:30 ET St. Baldrick's Foundation Awards Over $1.8 Million in Grants to Fund the Next Generation of Pediatric Oncologists

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants, has awarded 12 Fellows and 18 Summer Fellows totaling...

Apr 17, 2020, 10:00 ET CVS Health Works with UCLA Health and Other Hospitals to Help Create Bed Capacity

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is working with hospitals and providers, including UCLA Health, to support solutions for creating much-needed hospital bed...

Apr 17, 2020, 10:00 ET Communities Foundation of Texas receives $1 Million donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts across Texas

DALLAS, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in support of Texas community foundations and nonprofits, Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) today announced a $1...

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Mar 18, 2020, 16:03 ET Everlywell announces Monday launch of solution to get tested and diagnosed for COVID-19 from home

AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlywell, the digital health company which offers consumers access to at-home lab tests, announces that an at-home collection kit with telehealth...

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