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URMC to participate in mixed vaccine booster trial

As more of the population becomes vaccinated against COVID-19 and variants emerge, the question of whether or not booster shots will be needed continues...
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Wed, 06/09/2021 - 4:03am
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Historically Black sorority working to further eliminate COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

A historically Black sorority is doing its part to further eliminate vaccine hesitancy among people of color. The Theta Omega Sigma Chapter of Sigma...
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Mon, 06/07/2021 - 6:06am
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URMC to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trial for children 11 and younger

The University of Rochester Medical Center is again at the forefront of another COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. This time, researchers will be looking...
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Thu, 06/03/2021 - 1:36pm
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UR Medicine Home Care to raise minimum wage to $15

UR Medicine Home Care has announced that beginning in July, the agency will move to a $15 per hour minimum wage for personal care aides and other hourly...
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Wed, 05/26/2021 - 6:18am
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URMC to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trial for pregnant women

The University of Rochester Medical Center is joining a national clinical trial that will study the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine in...
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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 1:39pm
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URMC awards highlight need to reduce racial disparities and prevent violence

Urban gun violence disproportionately affects segregated Black neighborhoods is one of the main points that a physician and assistant professor of...
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Fri, 05/07/2021 - 7:03am
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Area hospitals expand visitation

Both UR Medicine and Rochester Regional Health hospitals are updating their visitation policies based on new state guidelines that permit additional...
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Fri, 04/02/2021 - 11:29am
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One year after Daniel Prude’s death, has mental health care for people of color changed?

It's been a year since Daniel Prude died after Rochester police officers restrained him during a mental health arrest. He had been rendered brain-dead...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 7:53am
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AstraZeneca vaccine deemed safe, waiting FDA approval

UPDATE: A safety board overseeing AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial is raising concerns about the company's data . In an unusual post-midnight...
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 3:21am
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Some health care workers could be at risk for PTSD after pandemic

Health care workers around the globe have endured prolonged trauma throughout the pandemic. Long shifts. Difficult cases. At times hospital rooms and...
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 4:44am
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