Integrated anemia-SCD test demonstrates accurate results in study at 2020 ASH meeting

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University presented research today in which Hemex Health’s Gazelle platform diagnostic technology successfully tested 46 patients with 100% sensitivity and over 92.3% specificity for anemia and with 100% accuracy for hemoglobin variants. The preliminary study included blood samples collected from Cleveland-area patients studied for anemia and sickle cell disease. The…

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As Virus Spreads, C.D.C. Draws Up an Urgent Battle Plan

With coronavirus infections soaring across the nation, federal health officials on Friday urged Americans in the most forceful language yet to take steps to protect themselves — starting with consistent, proper use of masks — and pressed local governments to adopt 10 public health measures deemed necessary to contain the pandemic. The guidance reflected deep…

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Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

Cliff Joseph, an artist raised in Harlem who in the 1960s and ’70s led protests against major New York museums to advocate for the inclusion of Black artists, and who later pioneered the practice of multiculturalism in the field of art therapy, died on Nov. 8 in a hospital in Chicago. He was 98. His…

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Frank Carney, Co-Founder of Pizza Hut, Dies at 82

Frank Carney left the company in 1980 and as an investor embarked on various business ventures, including real estate, oil and gas, and other food enterprises, most of which failed. “Frank was a very driven person,” Dan Carney said. “He would pick up an idea and run with it. You just don’t win every time.”…

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Outdoor Yoga and Fighting Poverty

With the New York charity circuit on hiatus, here is how some philanthropists and society figures are spending their time and resources during the coronavirus crisis. Michael Kors Age: 61 Occupation: fashion designer Favorite Charities: God’s Love We Deliver, New York Restoration Project Where have you been hunkering down? During the first three months of…

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Love Letter: No Limitations on an Interabled Couple’s Love

When Charisma Jamison and Cole Sydnor first met at the Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers in Richmond, Va., Ms. Jamison noticed Mr. Sydnor working out and thought he was good looking. Mr. Sydnor, who is a quadriplegic, is paralyzed from the shoulders down with limited function in his arms and wrists. “It was very easy…

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Considering a Post-Pandemic Future

Welcome. Yesterday I noticed a colleague tweeting about the things he’s been missing during the pandemic that surprise him: his daily commute on the subway, making small talk with strangers. Of course we’re all missing things these days: people, traditions, normalcy. Of course we miss hugs, live theater, sporting events, dinner parties, going to the…

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Tom Ford’s Sustainable Watch, Prada x Adidas, and More New Launches of the Month

Uniqlo x JW Anderson Accessories Who: Uniqlo x JW Anderson What: Winter Accessories Where: uniqlo.com and Uniqlo stores worldwide Why: Uniqlo is expanding their collaboration with JW Anderson to include winter accessories. The collection includes knit hats, gloves, socks in chic argyle patterns and warm winter colors. Available for both adults and kids, its the…

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4 Festive Dishes to Make You Happy to Be Home

Some of the very best dishes are those that take a long time — time you never used to have. These comforting but festive holiday recipes don’t require much prep time or hands-on attention, but they do need you to be around the house. You just have to wait while the dishes fill your home…

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