The Delta variant, a breakdown of the FDA’s accelerated approval process, and how pink socks are bringing together patient advocacy groups.
Hosts Dr. Bob Goldberg and guest host Kate Pecora dive into the news of the week, including where the debate on the new Alzheimer drug stands. Nick Adkins of Pinksocks Life shares the story on how the gift of pink socks turned into a worldwide movement to spark connectivity. And cancer rights attorney, Monica Bryant explains the Family Medical Leave Act and common myths and misunderstandings of the law.
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
Nick Adkins, Co-Founder, Pinksocks Life
Paul Langley, Ph.D., Director, Maimon Research LLC
Monica Bryant, Chief Operating Officer, Triage Cancer
Melissa Talwar, Patient Correspondent
Triage Cancer: Employment Related Laws by State
Last Word: ICER’s Final Evidence Report on new Alzheimer’s Treatment
The Science Is In: Our Immunocompromised Patients Need a Third Dose
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