The Little-Known History of the Black Men Who Became America ’ s First Paramedics
Paramedics are lifelines in U.S communities, responding to all kinds of medical emergencies. And yet, the history of the emergency medical services (EMS) is little-known. In American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America’s First Paramedics, author Kevin Hazzard, a former paramedic, spotlights the Black men in Pittsburgh who pioneered the profession and formed a model for emergency medical services that other cities copied. In 1966, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published a white paper that was a damning indictment of the nation’s emergency response system. “Essentially,...
Source: TIME: Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized Books nationpod Source Type: news

Novartis invests in early technical development capabilities for next-generation biotherapeutics
Novartis today announced it is investing in next-generation biotherapeutics with the creation of a fully integrated, dedicated USD 300m scientific environment that will bolster its capacity and capabilities for early technical development of biologics. Spanning both drug substance and drug product development, the multi-year investment will be implemented across existing Novartis locations in Switzerland, Slovenia and Austria, (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Fed Governor Christopher Waller warns THIRD consecutive .75% interest rate is imminent
Christopher Waller backed the central bank making what's known as a 75 basis-point move, or a .75 percent increase, during a speech in Austria on Friday. #christopherwaller #centralbank (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Empowering displaced Ukrainians with'positive psychology '
In the Austrian Alps, Yale psychologist Amit Oren worked to help Ukrainian refugees rediscover their strengths, resiliency, and sense of purpose. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 8, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Private jet mystery sees plane crash into Baltic Sea
The Austrian-registered Cessna 551 was meant to be carrying four passengers, according to a flight plan, Latvia’s civil aviation authority said in a statement Sunday. #planecrash #austrian #balticsea #civilaviationauthority (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news