Jan. 29, 2020 — The maker of Purell hand sanitizers has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to stop claiming that the products can protect people from infections and illnesses. The agency warned Gojo Industries that unsubstantiated claims that Purell can help prevent illnesses such as the […]

By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD The HHS Office of National Coordinator (ONC) hosted a well-attended Annual Meeting this week. It’s a critical time for HHS because regulations authorized under the almost unanimous bi-partisan 21stC Cures Act, three and a half years in the making, are now facing intense political pressure for […]

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Emotional Labor Around a month and a half ago, one of my mentors passed away unexpectedly. He was a former boss of mine, […]