Allison Aubrey

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Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens

Monday, February 17, 2020

Despite enforcement efforts to stop teen vaping, kids are getting their hands on a new array of disposable products that come in sweet and fruity flavors.

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Can Coronavirus Be Crushed By Warmer Weather?

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Many respiratory illnesses, such as colds and flus, peak in winter, then die down with warmer weather. Some experts wonder if COVID-19 will follow a similar pattern.

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Taking Zinc Can Shorten Your Cold. Thank A 91-Year-Old Scientist For The Discovery

Monday, February 10, 2020

Dr. Ananda Prasad first turned up zinc's benefits to human growth back in the 1960s. Years later, his study and others found that the right dose of zinc can cut a cold's duration by days.

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Lozenges With Zinc May Shorten A Cold's Duration

Monday, February 10, 2020

Does Zinc help shorten the common cold? There's some evidence that it does, but it depends on the dose.

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Poll: 61% Of Americans Approve Of U.S. Government's Coronavirus Response

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds 61% of Americans say U.S. officials are doing enough on coronavirus. Most are concerned about a global spread but don't believe the threat is in their backyard.

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Poll: Most Americans Say U.S. 'Doing Enough' To Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

A new NPR/PBS/Marist poll finds Americans are concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, and watchful, but they're not changing their travel plans.

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No, You Won't Catch The New Coronavirus Via Packages Or Mail From China

Monday, February 03, 2020

Experts in infectious disease say viruses such as the novel coronavirus don't survive long on surfaces, and there's no evidence from similar outbreaks that anyone got infected by handling a package.

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Trump Declares Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency And Restricts Travel From China

Friday, January 31, 2020

The declaration allows the government to take special measures to contain the spread of the virus. Those include new restrictions on travel from China.

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Worried About Catching The New Coronavirus? In The U.S., Flu Is A Bigger Threat

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

At least 8,000 people have died from the flu in the U.S. this season. The good news: Easy steps you can take now to protect against the flu may also help you steer clear of the new coronavirus.

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The Thinking Behind China's Quarantines ... And (Illegal) Village Blockades

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

To contain the Wuhan coronavirus, the government is taking official actions. And some villages are taking matters into their own hands.

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Amid Coronavirus Scare, U.S. Counts Thousands Of Flu Deaths

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The CDC estimates at least 8,000 U.S. deaths from the flu so far this season. The same strategies to prevent the spread of this respiratory virus can help protect against the spread of coronavirus.

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Ready For Meat Grown From Animal Cells? A Startup Plans A Pilot Facility

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Memphis Meats, a startup company that has just raised $161 million, says it has a "clear path" to bringing cell-based meats to market. Yet the company and its competitors face challenges.

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More Pizza And Fries? USDA Proposes To 'Simplify' Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

Friday, January 17, 2020

The USDA proposed new rules to give school food administrators more flexibility and cut food waste. But critics argue the changes could pave the way for more pizza, burgers and French fries.

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Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

Sunday, January 12, 2020

More reasons to commit to a race: A new study shows that novice runners who take on a marathon significantly improved their heart health. We've got tips to get you started.

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U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Nearly 73,000 people died from liver disease and other alcohol-related illnesses in 2017, up from just under 36,000 deaths in 1999. Alcohol was even more deadly than illicit drugs, including opioids.

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Dry January: The Health Benefits From Taking A Break From Alcohol

Monday, January 06, 2020

Many Americans are trying a new resolution this month: Dry January, a month-long break from alcohol. We share the research about breaking the booze habit — and some tips to stick with it.

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Trump Administration Issues Partial And Temporary E-Cigarette Ban

Thursday, January 02, 2020

The FDA plans to ban all flavors from e-cigarette cartridges except menthol and tobacco. Flavored vaping products will be allowed back on the market after companies submit to an FDA review process.

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Malnutrition Hits The Obese As Well As The Underfed

Monday, December 23, 2019

New research finds millions of people are getting enough calories but not enough essential nutrients. We asked leading researchers how to fix the problem.

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Vaping Nicotine Linked To Increased Risk Of Chronic Lung Disease

Monday, December 16, 2019

A new study suggests the use of e-cigarettes can increase smokers' and nonsmokers' risk of developing chronic lung disease, including conditions such as COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema or asthma.

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New Study Offers First Evidence Of Vaping's Long-Term Risks

Monday, December 16, 2019

The study finds that e-cigarettes are linked to increased risk of chronic lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and COPD, as well as weakened immune defenses.

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