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CDC says U.S. could control coronavirus in 12 weeks if most Americans wear masks, social distance

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | Pool | Reuters The U.S. could get the coronavirus pandemic under control if most Americans wear masks, embrace social distancing and practice good… Read More »

Coronavirus ‘most severe health emergency’ WHO has faced

Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency ever declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), its leader has said. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he would reconvene the WHO’s emergency committee this week for a review. There have been five other global health emergencies: Ebola (two outbreaks), Zika, polio and swine flu. More… Read More »

How do most diuretics work

Hibiscus tea is made by steeping the dried petals of the hibiscus flower in hot water. Email SMS. This loss of water concentrates the urine within the Loop of Henle. Caffeine may have a mild, short-term diuretic effect. See Thiazides decrease blood pressure at the same time as removing excess fluid, as they relax the… Read More »

Peloton Just Broke Its Record for Most People Streaming a Live Class

A bike ride of 23,000 people just happened, and it doesn’t even break social distancing measures. Peloton reports it set a company record on April 22 for the most people streaming a single live class, according to Bloomberg. The home-fitness cycling company reports about 23,000 people streamed a class lead by Peloton vice president and… Read More »

Antioxidant reverses most BPA-induced fertility damage in worms

From plastics to pesticides, it seems like every week delivers fresh news about the dangers of endocrine disruptors — chemicals in the environment that alter the body’s hormones and can lead to reproductive, developmental, neurologic and immune problems, and cancer. Industry regulation and individual consumer choice can reduce exposure to such chemicals, but there are… Read More »

The FDA bans most fruit- and mint-flavored nicotine vaping products to curb teen use

The Food and Drug Administration is banning most fruit- and mint-flavored nicotine vaping products in an effort to curb a surge in teen use, the agency said Thursday. Under the new rule, which takes effect in 30 days, companies that do not stop the distribution the sweeter flavors that appeal to kids risk enforcement action,… Read More »