Bicentennial Tribute to Harriet Tubman Planned for New Year’s Day

A portrait of dignity and courage, Ms. Tubman will be honored with the tolling of a historic bell during the 2022 National Bell Festival. ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — At noon on New Year’s Day 2022, a solitary bell will ring 200 times at the Military Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to mark the years since the birth of Harriet Tubman. While her exact…

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Transplant Patient Celebrates His 34th Rose Parade From Atop Donate Life Float

Past Rose Parade President Gerald Freeny Gets a New Perspective After Dual Liver and Kidney Transplant Los Angeles (December 27, 2021)  — But this year is extra special. That’s because Freeny will be riding in the parade this year, as Cedars-Sinai’s representative on the Donate Life float, which honors transplant donors and recipients. “This is the first time I’ll be riding,”…

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Novartis Cosentyx® receives FDA approval for the treatment of children and adolescents with enthesitis-related arthritis and psoriatic arthritis

Novartis, a leader in rheumatology and immuno-dermatology, today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cosentyx® (secukinumab) for the treatment of active enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA) in patients four years and older, and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in patients two years and older1. Cosentyx is now the first biologic indicated for ERA and the only biologic treatment approved for…

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