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‘I Keep Hearing Painful Coughs’: Life on Quarantined Cruise Ship

‘I Keep Hearing Painful Coughs’: Life on Quarantined Cruise Ship

Things were looking up on Thursday for the more than 2,000 passengers quarantined on a cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan: Meals were coming on a more regular schedule. The internet was upgraded to a wider bandwidth. And there was even official approval to breathe some fresh air. Still, on the …

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Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

News Picture: Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly three-quarters of American parents place their children in forward-facing car seats before it’s safe to do so, a new study reveals. Guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend that a rear-facing car seat be used until a child is …

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Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products

Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter SATURDAY. Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — Another person has died from salmonella poisoning believed to come from peanut paste products, bringing the nationwide number to seven. According to a reports in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, state health officials …

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An American Dies From the Virus in Wuhan, China

An American Dies From the Virus in Wuhan, China

[This briefing has ended. Read about the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak here.] An American has died of the virus in Wuhan. A United States citizen has died from the new coronavirus in Wuhan, China, in what appeared to be the first death of an American from the outbreak. …

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Mourning My Mom, One Red Carpet at a Time

Mourning My Mom, One Red Carpet at a Time

I got three more red carpet seasons with my mom after she was diagnosed, and I cherished each one as if I were standing onstage in custom Oscar de la Renta accepting my Best Actress award. I knew the ritual wouldn’t last forever, so I held on tight, eagerly awaiting …

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As a doctor, I find Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Lab painful to watch

As a doctor, I find Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Lab painful to watch

At an event this week, NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens took the opportunity at a speaking event to slam Goop, the controversial alternative therapies brand from celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow, as “peddling misinformation and dodgy procedures.” The Goop Lab is a six-episode series on Netflix, claiming to explore “emerging treatments”. Despite …

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