Weekend Readings | How important are ESG statements to consumers? | South Seattle Emerald

Weekend Readings |  How important are ESG statements to consumers?  |  South Seattle Emerald

by Kevin Schofield A report from consultancy McKinsey was read this weekend examining the claims of US companies about their environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives and whether consumers care enough to make different purchasing decisions. We know from previous studies that consumers To say they worry about companies’ ESG commitments, but there has been … Read more

Newborn screening is the most important factor in the survival of the blister child over the past 40 years

Mort Cowan and Jennifer Puck visit an Artemis-SCID patient in the hospital who is being treated with his own genetically corrected stem cells

UCSF pediatrics professor Jennifer Puck, MD, has spent decades pushing for universal newborn screening to detect severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare but deadly genetic disorder. Today, her grit has been affirmed by a Hand study directly showing that, by enabling early treatment, newborn screening has been the most significant factor in improving survival outcomes … Read more