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obesity 092021In the U.S., the number of states in which at least 35% of residents are obese has risen to 16. This compares to 12 in 2019 and 9 in 2018, according to data published in the CDC 2020 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps.
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Outdoor cultivators of medical marijuana, Flora Growth Corp. (FLGC) has entered into a letter of intent with a Panamanian importer and distributor of legal cannabis, Robust Farms Inc, from the former's Kasa Wholefoods division. Flora is also in the process to obtain medical marijuana import license,...
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ellume dec16 The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to the first non-prescription Covid-19 test, that can be taken fully at home and provides results within 20 minutes. fda dec10 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday authorized LabCorp's Pixel Covid-19 Test Home Collection kit, that can be used without prescription by people of age 18 years and older. samosaproducts nov23 The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for chicken samosa products containing spring roll pastries, which are recalled by the producer Tee Yih Jia (TYJ) Food Manufacturing, due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. Read More

New Research Reveals Gut Bacteria May Be Early Indicator Of Colon Cancer

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine has found that the higher presence of a certain type of bacteria in a gut chrome indicates a higher chances of colon polyps turning cancerous. The study was done on 40 patients who had taken regular colonoscopies...
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Arcus Biosciences Rises 15%

Shares of oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company Arcus Biosciences, Inc. (RCUS) are trading 15 percent higher on Thursday. The company on Wednesday reported positive clinical activity from its three-arm randomized Phase 2 ARC-7 study. The company said that the first interim analysis of the three-arm...
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31% Of Americans Addicted To Internet Thanks To Covid-19: Study

NortonLifeLock (NLOK), a global player in consumer Cyber Safety, on Tuesday released the findings of a study that showed that 31% of Americans said they had become addicted to being online as a result of the pandemic.
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walgreens may05 24aug21Walgreens, part of the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), and a pharmacy retailer on Tuesday announced that it is now offering flu shots for vaccine-preventable illnesses such as influenza for everyone of age 3 or more. The shots would be available by walk-in or appointment at more than 9,000 store locations nationwide.
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