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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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Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency, the cannabis watchdog of the state of Michigan had issued the largest marijuana recall in the history of the state, worth $229 million, last week after claiming the test results of a certain lab to be unreliable and flawed. Now, the labs are suing the regulators...
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abortion oct07 A US federal judge has issued an injunction blocking enforcement of a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks into pregnancy. On September 9, the Justice Department had filed a lawsuit to prevent the State of Texas from enforcing the law, which effectively bans most abortions in the state. Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down emergency request by abortion and women's health provider porksnackstick 1218 The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Country Meats' ready-to-eat "HOT BBQ Flavor Smoked Pork Snack Sticks" due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. 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. Read More

Researchers Develop Micro-robots For Painless Chemotherapy Treatment Of Cancer Patients

One of the most effective methods of cancer treatment is chemotherapy, but it has serious side effects on the human body. In a bid to reduce the intensity of these side effects, scientists are looking at ways to bring the drugs directly to the cancer cells so that people do not have to suffer the serious...
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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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