Health, Fitness & Food

CNN  —  Doctors should prepare for a possible increase in young patients with enterovirus D68, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, and that may be linked to more cases of the rare, paralyzing condition acute flaccid myelitis. There was an increase in acute respiratory illnesses and emergency department visits driven by
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An abortion rights protester participates in nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Houston, Texas, May 14, 2022. Callaghan O’hare | Reuters People across the United States skipped work Friday for a “Day Without Us” protest of the recent Supreme Court
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CNN  —  People who got the Covid-19 vaccine reported slightly longer menstrual cycles, but the change was temporary, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Medicine. “Compared with the unvaccinated group, vaccinated individuals had an adjusted increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day with both first and second
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A crosswalk signal is seen outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The Supreme Court starting Monday will allow members of the public to attend oral argument hearings for the first time since the Covid-19 lockdown of March 2020, the court’s press office confirmed in a
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CNN  —  A monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called lecanemab slows the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared with a placebo, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said Tuesday. The drug, tested in a Phase 3 global clinical trial, also met all secondary endpoints, showing “target engagement” with reduced amyloid levels – a protein that
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In this article BIIB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT A Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Biogen will pay $900 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the company gave doctors kickbacks to encourage them prescribe its drugs, the Justice Department announced Monday. A former Biogen employee turned whistleblower, Michael Bawduniak,
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CNN  —  A new wave of concern has spread across the United States over multi-colored “rainbow fentanyl” pills, powders and blocks – that look similar to candy or sidewalk chalk – being sold and used in several states, and potentially posing a threat to young people. But parents of young children should not overly panic,
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton leaves the U.S. Supreme Court following arguments over a challenge to a Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks in Washington, U.S., November 1, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home to avoid being served a subpoena Monday in a federal lawsuit filed
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CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of their updated Covid-19 booster for children ages 5 through 11. Moderna on Friday said it had requested FDA
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In this article PFE Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Jack Wasserman, 6, receives a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccine in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., May 19, 2022.  Hannah Beier | Reuters Pfizer on Monday asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its new Covid booster shots that target the omicron BA.5 subvariant for
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CNN  —  The US Preventive Services Task Force says for the first time that adults under the age of 65 should be screened for anxiety, according to a draft recommendation posted on Tuesday. The USPSTF is a group of independent disease prevention and medical experts whose recommendations help guide doctors’ decisions. The draft recommendation is
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Following CDC approval for vaccination of children aged 6 months to 5 years, 4 year-old Eleanor Kahn sits with her father Alex, as nurse Jillian Mercer administers the Moderna vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California, U.S., June 21, 2022. Mike Blake | Reuters Moderna has asked the
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RT: Maria Van Kerkhove, Head a.i. Emerging Diseases and Zoonosis at the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, January 29, 2020. Denis Balibouse | Reuters The World Health Organization on Thursday warned that it is struggling to identify and
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Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Wednesday’s key moments. We’re letting our stocks run on Fed day Companies with pricing power are winners here Quick mentions: CSCO, NVDA, QCOM, MRVL, CRM 1. We’re letting our stocks run on Fed
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We’re buying 25 shares of Danaher (DHR) at roughly $272.79 each. Following Tuesday’s trade, Jim’s Charitable Trust will own 510 shares of Danaher, increasing its weighting in the portfolio to 4.96% from 4.73%. We’re also buying 100 shares of TJX Companies (TJX) at roughly $63.04 each. Following Tuesday’s trade, the Trust will down 950 shares
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CNN  —  Even as the US prepares for a potential winter surge of Covid-19, President Biden roamed the cavernous halls of the Detroit Auto Show for an interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” and, gesturing to the mostly maskless attendees, told the nation, “the pandemic is over.” “We still have a problem with Covid. We’re still
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“Too many governments have failed to adhere to basic norms of institutional rationality and transparency, too many people — often influenced by misinformation — have disrespected and protested against basic public health precautions, and the world’s major powers have failed to collaborate to control the pandemic,” the commissioners wrote. The World Health Organization says there
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Jim Cramer, during Thursday’s “Monthly Meeting,” offered Club members tips to build a strong portfolio that can endure the Federal Reserve’s tempestuous battle to tamp down inflation. As the Fed struggles to stop prices from skyrocketing, they’re also worried wage inflation being fueled by the job-hopping nature of the labor market in the rush back
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