(BPT) – Creating a tapestry of vivid colors and patterns, Geri Wires, an avid quilter, relies on her sight to create her art. So, in 2007 after her dilated eye exam and speaking with her eye doctor, she was alarmed at the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) at ageContinue Reading

The “Time to Screen” campaign provides assistance and educational resources to consumers, including a toll-free hotline and website featuring information on the importance of screening and support for finding local screening locations. This multi-faceted public education and engagement campaign works with local oncology practices, other medical professionals, employers and healthContinue Reading

(BPT) – Telehealth is enabling health care professionals to provide patient care remotely, safely and conveniently through technologies such as a computer, mobile phone or landline telephone more than ever before. This has reduced barriers to care for millions of people who live far away from specialists, have transportation orContinue Reading

NEW York City Fire Fighters and Mollie’s Fund collaborate on skin cancer prevention. /PRNewswire/ — The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation and the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Fire Academy announce a partnership to promote skin cancer prevention among “NYC’s Bravest.” Running into burning buildings and battling out of control fires isn’t theContinue Reading

Fertility and Family-Building Leader Kindbody Secures Strategic Celebrity Investors in $62M Series C Funding to Accelerate Global Reach. /PRNewswire/ — Kindbody today announced that Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Hannah Bronfman, Yael Cohen, Sophia Amoruso, Amy Griffin, and other mission-driven celebrities have contributed to the company’s $62 million Series C fundraise announced two weeks ago. The strategic investments from celebrity healthContinue Reading

Up to 1,000 Fellows to Be Trained by Cornell University and Deployed for Public Health Operations    Corps Enhances Workforce Capacity that Lasts Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic, as Outlined in the 2021 State of the State Rolling Applications Can Be Submitted Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that applications are now open for the New York State Public Health CorpsContinue Reading