Monthly Archives: December 2020

Without hesitation: Joel navigates the long road of aTTP

man sitting in truck

(BPT) – Joel made his living driving a semi-truck cross country. He loved the scenic beauty and the feel of 18 wheels of rubber as he traveled across the United States. Unfortunately, after four life-threatening medical emergencies while he was on the road, Joel knew his career as a truck driver had to come to…

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Resolve to achieve healthy sleep in 2021

woman sleeping

(BPT) – According to a recent survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 85% of U.S. adults do not get the recommended seven hours or more of sleep every night. After a challenging and stressful year, the New Year provides Americans with the opportunity to refocus on the importance of making healthy sleep…

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COVID-19: What is an Emergency Use Authorization?

medical professional

(BPT) – Sponsored by Pfizer. According to the FDA, an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) is a mechanism to facilitate the availability and use of medical countermeasures, including vaccines, during public health emergencies, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.1 An EUA allows the use of medical products, not yet approved, when there are no adequate, approved…

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