Science & Health

Moist powder tobacco "snus" cans are seen on shelves at a Swedish Match store in Stockholm, Sweden October 24, 2018. Picture…
Tobacco pouches win 1st FDA endorsement as less risky alternative to smoking
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 21:33
This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The purple…
NASA scientists say temporary shrinking of the hole is most likely from warmer weather not recent efforts to cut pollution
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 13:18
Various types of fruit are on display at a Vietnamese supermarket. Many consumers are switching to ready-to-eat, processed foods instead of relying on their traditional, plant-heavy diets. (H. Nguyen/VOA)
Trend comes even as health-conscious Vietnamese try to seek out wholesome foods but end up with products that are anything but that
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 09:14
Summit county executive Ilene Shapiro, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland.
The deal comes just hours before the opening arguments in a court in Cleveland
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 18:01
Motorcycle taxi driver Germain Kalubenge transports a woman whose 5-year-old daughter had a fever and was vomiting to an Ebola…
Germain Kalubenge, 23, is a survivor of the Ebola virus and often is the only driver his community trusts to help if someone suspects they are infected
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 15:06
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2019, file image taken with a slow shutter speed a soccer player runs for the ball during the Euro 2020 group A qualifying soccer match in Prague, Czech Republic.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow reported the results in the New England Journal of Medicine on Monday
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 15:02
FILE - A sign is displayed at the Cardinal Health, Inc. corporate office in Dublin, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2019. Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday, Oct. 18.
The committee of unsecured creditors said in a letter sent Sunday to the parties and obtained by The Associated Press that the country 'is in the grips of a crisis that must be addressed, and that doing so may require creative approaches'
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 19:23