8th Circuit revives lawsuit by health care sales specialist denied job because he is Gay

8th Circuit revives lawsuit by health care sales specialist denied job because he is Gay

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailToday (July 6th), the US Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit reversed a lower court decision and revived a lawsuit by Mark Horton, a health care sales specialist whose job offer at St. Louis-based Midwest Geriatric Management (MGM) was withdrawn when the employer learned Horton is gay. The …

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott As we announced last week, Dr. Ann Collier, well known AIDS researcher and Director of the UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is heading up a new study for a potential COVID-19 treatment. I had a chance to chat with Dr. Collier via email earlier this week. …

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailA study is now enrolling participants to determine whether a treatment combining a low dose of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin can prevent hospitalization and death in people with COVID-19. Dr. Ann Collier, professor of medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains …

Gov. Inslee announces new initiative to expand language access to COVID-19 information

Gov. Inslee announces new initiative to expand language access to COVID-19 information

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailCAMP MURRAY, WA (April 30, 2020) – Yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a memo to state agencies detailing a new language access plan that will ensure that state agencies can provide vital COVID-19 information to individuals with disabilities and with limited English proficiency. “Information is one of the best …

Gilead announces $20 million philanthropic fund to support nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

Gilead announces $20 million philanthropic fund to support nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailFOSTER CITY, Calif.  Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced the creation of the global Gilead CARES (COVID-19 Acute Relief and Emergency Support) Grantee Fund to provide financial support to current grantees facing an imminent closure or termination of vital services due to losses attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott  Things got real in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood this past week when one business after another closed temporarily due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) statewide quarantine. It was also apparent that Harborview Medical has put up tents at their front door to offer medical assistance. From the …

Rep. Jayapal applauds passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Rep. Jayapal applauds passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2020) – US Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) today applauded passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security. The legislation guarantees …

UW Healthy Generation Center of Excellence presents groundbreaking research conference on LGTBQ health and longevity

UW Healthy Generation Center of Excellence presents groundbreaking research conference on LGTBQ health and longevity

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailOn Friday, October 4, 2019, the LGBTQ Health and Longevity Conference, presented by University of Washington’s Aging with Pride, Healthy Generations, and the National LGBTQ Health and Longevity Center, was held at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. Highlights of the conference include the release of the …

Leafly Introduces New Visual Language for Cannabis

Leafly Introduces New Visual Language for Cannabis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leafly, the world’s leading cannabis resource, today introduced the Leafly Cannabis Guide, a new visual language that redefines the way people understand cannabis and find the feelings and effects they want. The Leafly Cannabis Guide represents a significant expansion of the language of cannabis — going beyond indica, …

Nutpods Joins With VMG Partners to Reshape the Non-dairy Creamer Category

Nutpods Joins With VMG Partners to Reshape the Non-dairy Creamer Category

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–nutpods, one of the fastest-growing natural food brands in the country, has a new strategic partner in its ongoing mission to convince consumers to rethink their coffee ritual. VMG partners, the private equity firm that specializes in building iconic consumer brands, lead the round which also included current …