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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

So-called fake meat, or alternative meat products, is rising in popularity as consumers look to eat a more sustainable diet. But are the plant-based burgers really better for the environment? And how do they...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 05:35 PM EDT

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough evidence to tell people to cut back...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:35 PM EDT

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has an ambitious dream: screen every student for childhood trauma before entering school. "A school nurse would also get a note from a physician that says: 'Here is the care plan for...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 02:15 AM EDT

California to Be First State to Require Abortion Meds at Public Colleges

California to Be First State to Require Abortion Meds at Public Colleges

California will be the first state to require abortion medication on college campuses under a law signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law takes effect in 2023 and only applies to the 34 campuses...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:57 PM EDT

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:13 PM EDT

Judge Will Halt Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma, Its Owners

Judge Will Halt Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma, Its Owners

A judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and its owners for six months in hopes of finalizing a settlement over the OxyContin maker's role in the national opioid crisis, he said Friday.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:24 AM EDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 04:25 PM EDT

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

Nurses working at Monmounth Medical Center gave Benadryl to patients to "lighten the workload," a lawsuit alleges. The plaintiff, Patricia Moran, is a nurse with 31 years of experience at the New Jersey...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 05:50 PM EDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months...

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