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Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin are studying whether a medicine, Tranexamic Acid, or TXA, will save lives and reduce brain damage after a traumatic brain injury.
Traumatic brain injury, such as brain injuries suffered in a car accident or fall, are the leading cause of death for young adults. This study will compare TXA to regular medical care with no TXA, in adults with serious brain injuries. The study will begin May 2015 in southeast Wisconsin and include Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services and Flight for Life.
Because traumatic brain …
Organization seeks to create awareness and improve treatment
According to the Maryland Heart Center, one African American dies as a result of high blood pressure every hour in this country, which is nearly twice as often as their white counterparts. Blacks also suffer from heart and kidney disease at alarmingly high rates, both of which are adversely affected by high blood pressure. As a result, African Americans currently make up about 30 percent of those on dialysis due to kidney failure.
Blacks also develop high blood pressure at younger ages than Whites …
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Agency celebrates 20 years of leadership in multicultural marketing communications
Flowers Communications Group (FCG) this week announced an evolution in its agency’s leadership, naming Rashada Whitehead president. Whitehead, who rejoined the agency in 2008 as its first appointed managing director, has quickly leveraged the company’s equity in the marketplace, making it poised for tremendous growth.
At a time when many small to mid-sized agencies are finding a benefit in mergers and acquisitions, the Chicagobased multicultural communications firm is choosing to remain independent in its mission to provide quality public relations and integrated …
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