Tag Archives: Launches

New York City launches $100 million universal health insurance program

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City on Tuesday launched a $ 100 million health insurance program to cover 600,000 uninsured city residents, including… Read More »

NFL Star Billy Austin Launches Cancer Organization (With Help From Beyoncé)

In 2014, days before his 39th birthday, William Dominic “Billy” Austin was diagnosed with Stage III non–Hodgkin lymphoma. Not long after that the former Indianapolis Colts player started an organization to help people with cancer who lack the transportation necessary to get to their appointments, Essence reports. Tackles4Cancer was born out of Austin’s own transportation… Read More »

Ark launches stomach cancer blood test for early stage stomach cancer detection

Ark, a Singapore-based medtech enterprise focused on early cancer detection, has raised a record US$ 40 million in Series A funding. Ark’s vision is “a world without late-stage cancer” and its mission is to eliminate late-stage cancer related death by 2048 through the introduction of accurate, affordable, and actionable cancer detection technologies. This record-breaking Series… Read More »