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Health 100 Years Ago, One Man Figured Out How to Break a Pandemic

100 Years Ago, One Man Figured Out How to Break a Pandemic

We’re all feeling the stress of the coronavirus. But this isn’t the first time the world has faced a pandemic. Between 1918 and 1920, a deadly flu epidemic killed millions around the globe. When it reached America, two leaders in major cities on opposite sides of the country had drastically …

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Health Deadly Coronavirus Epidemic Spreads Beyond China

Deadly Coronavirus Epidemic Spreads Beyond China

The confirmed death toll from the coronavirus is now 427, with a total of 20,000 cases around the globe. Despite the best efforts of the World Health Organization, the deadly virus has spread beyond the epicenter of Wuhan, China, to more than 25 countries. Here’s what you need to know. …

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Politics Weed Is Legal in More States Than Ever: Which Is Next?

Weed Is Legal in More States Than Ever: Which Is Next?

Marijuana was illegal in all 50 states in the US as recently as eight years ago, but in 2012, Colorado and Washington were the first states to legalize the substance. At the federal level, marijuana use is considered illegal still. However, an overwhelming majority of American adults (65 percent) support …

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Health Longer Work Hours Causing Baldness, Says Researcher

Longer Work Hours Causing Baldness, Says Researcher

If you want to keep your hair, a new study suggests that you should leave work when it’s actually quitting time. Many of us don’t have the luxury of clocking in at 9 and leaving work at 5, but a link between excessive overtime and baldness has now been found. …

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Health Syndrome Causes Man to Get Drunk without Drinking

Syndrome Causes Man to Get Drunk without Drinking

Getting drunk without drinking? That’s what happened to a 27-year-old patient in China who was showing signs of steatohepatitis, a liver disease. Steatohepatitis is highly uncommon among non-drinkers, though this patient was often seen drunk without even touching a bottle. How, you ask? Well, through a syndrome that is known …

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Health Trump Admin to Ban Flavored E-Cigs Amid Vaping Crisis

Trump Admin to Ban Flavored E-Cigs Amid Vaping Crisis

Flavored e-cigarettes will be banned if the Trump administration has anything to say about it. The ban comes amid an uptick in reporting of vaping-related illnesses. The ban seeks to target all e-cigarettes with any flavor aside from tobacco. In a statement, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar made …

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Health Johnson & Johnson Fined $572 Mil for Opioid Epidemic

Johnson & Johnson Fined $572 Mil for Opioid Epidemic

“False, misleading and dangerous marketing campaigns” were used to help push sales of opioids by Johnson & Johnson, according to a ruling from Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court. Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay the State $572 Million In a first trial of a drug manufacturer for …

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