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Vaping Soars Among US Teens, CDC Report Finds

Use of electronic vapor products, or vaping, more than doubled among US high school students from 2017 to 2019 (from 13.2% in 2017 to 32.7%...

California, New Jersey and New York City pause indoor dining — and Fauci says it’s more dangerous than outdoors. Why?

In an extensive interview with MarketWatch, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for three decades, was on the front...

London drops off the list of top 10 European travel hot spots for the first time

Buckingham Palace, Madame Tussauds and St. Paul’s Cathedral have all been magnets for tourists visiting London, but new research shows the U.K. capital has fallen...

P&G plays climate-change catch up but critics say worrisome tree-to-toilet pipeline has to go

Charmin toilet paper-maker Procter & Gamble Co. has joined other consumer-product conglomerates with its own updated climate-change campaign, agreeing with rivals that the next decade...

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline

Cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs), including hypertension, diabetes, and smoking, are linked to a significantly increased risk for cognitive decline in midlife in a dose-dependent manner,...

Stocks are resilient because investors have been braced for much worse COVID-19 news, says strategist

What’s going to get in the way of market gains? Clearly not bad news on COVID-19, as investors try to look on the bright side...

‘I’m having a hard time understanding how earning over $200,000 a year is too much to qualify for a decent stimulus check’

Unfortunately, we are one of the families who only got a $200 stimulus payment. We have a family of five that we provide for, but...

I told my family I boycott Chick-fil-A over its support of anti-LGBTQ causes — now they ‘like’ it on Facebook and eat there

I’m a gay man from a family of 10 siblings, and the only gay member of my extended family of cousins, to my knowledge. I...

British grocers reject U.S. chlorine-washed chicken as row over welfare standards deepen

The row between Britain and the U.S. over food standard has deepened after some of the U.K.’s leading grocers have refused to sell a raft...

Five things to know about Leicester: the U.K. city that’s key to preventing a second wave of coronavirus

The U.K. imposed its first local lockdown on Tuesday, as part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called a “whack-a-mole” strategy to control the...

It’s time for investors to dump shares of companies that profit from mass incarceration and prison labor

“ From exploiting unpaid or cheap prison labor to price gouging basic necessities — companies continue to profit as incarceration rates increase. ” In the...

Albertsons is giving the public markets another try — here are 5 things to know about the grocery giant and its IPO

With food-at-home in high demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, Albertsons Cos. has filed paperwork to go public. Albertsons ACI, -3.43% began trading on the...

Drone deliveries and holograph shopping are being fast tracked thanks to coronavirus: here are some firms set to benefit

Coronavirus has accelerated the shift to virtual reality shopping, drone deliveries, and human-free stores like Amazon Go, according to one top banker. Investors looking for...

Inside the Aurora Cannabis move into the U.S. CBD market

The courtship between Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Reliva began, as many such romances do, at a gathering of industry bigwigs and bankers. It was not...

A food critic attempts to recreate a favorite restaurant’s signature dish (and ambiance) at home

It doesn’t take a lot to make me nostalgic for how we used to dine out in the old days — by which I mean...

Hannity, Pet Infections, Nicotine Patches

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 24, 2020 — This week in COVID-19 news, researchers claimed Sean Hannity’s show may have increased...