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Juul Bought Ads Appearing on Cartoon Network and Other Youth Sites, Suit Claims

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:06

The case, brought by Massachusetts after a lengthy investigation, presents some of the strongest evidence the vaping company was marketing to teenagers.

Sugary Drink Consumption Plunges in Chile After New Food Law

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:31

A study finds that a landmark law requiring warning labels on unhealthy foods made a swift difference in purchases of sodas, bottled water and juices.

Huge Shelters for Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks, Experts Fear

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 09:55

It’s not clear how patients are screened or treated in China’s makeshift wards, nor even how long they are to remain.

A $4 Million NICU Bill: The Price of Prematurity

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 08:52

As the number of preterm births rises, families are shouldering unexpected out-of-pocket expenses.

He Had Trouble Breathing, and Inhalers Didn’t Help. What Was Going On?

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 04:00

He’d had episodes of coughing and wheezing since he was a boy. Now in his 60s, he worried his symptoms would force him to quit working.

A Store, a Chalet, an Unsealed Pipe: Coronavirus Hot Spots Flare Far From Wuhan

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 23:29

A handful of buildings around the world have been linked to multiple cases of the new virus, raising fears of rapid transmission.

How Morning and Afternoon People Can Get Along at Work

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 15:30

Whether you’re a morning lark or a night owl, here are some tips to help you get along with that person who always seems to bother you at the wrong time.

At the Westminster Dog Show: Top Dogs, Top Docs

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 14:51

America’s premier canine competition is not just a beauty contest. Supporting elite athletes (and their owners) is a growing pack of massage and sports medicine specialists.

A Daily Aspirin for Pregnancy?

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:23

Pregnant women who take a daily baby aspirin may reduce the risk for premature birth.

Bruce McEwen, 81, Is Dead; Found Stress Can Alter the Brain

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:39

A neuroscientist, he showed how an unrelenting barrage of stress hormones can break down the body, leading to disease, depression, obesity and more.

You’re Not Listening. Here’s Why.

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 04:00

There’s an unconscious tendency to tune out people you feel close to because you think you already know what they are going to say.

A Job Overseas, but Stranded by Coronavirus Travel Bans

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 03:29

A software engineer finds herself unable to return to her job in Hong Kong after the Philippine government banned travel to the city.

Could a Keto Diet Be Bad for Athletes’ Bones?

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:43

Race walkers on a low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet showed early signs indicative of bone loss.

A Grim Landmark as Official Death Toll in China Tops 1,000

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 23:57

President Xi Jinping, accused of being aloof amid the crisis, made a very public appearance in Beijing.

Lessons That Go Beyond the Coronavirus Outbreak

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 23:18

There are more useful things to do than worry. For one thing, you could wash your hands. (And did you get your flu shot?)

Grizzly Bear Death Rates Are Climbing

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 22:00

Trains, cars and poaching have all contributed to a soaring number of fatalities, prompting fears for the grizzlies’ future.

In Trump’s Budget, Big Health Care Cuts but Few Details

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 18:48

The president’s proposal can be read as a second-term policy blueprint. On the future of the Affordable Care Act, it’s awfully vague.

Christina Koch Lands on Earth, and Crosses a Threshold for Women in Space

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 13:44

The astronaut completed three all-female spacewalks and set a record for time in space, but you should remember her for much more.

An American Dies From the Virus in Wuhan, China

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 11:32

American officials say that for weeks, China has ignored all offers of help from disease-fighting agencies.

Deaths in China Surpass Toll From SARS

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 11:32

More than 900 people have died from the new virus in China. The 2002-3 epidemic, which also began in the country, killed 774 people worldwide.

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