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Unhealthy Eating, Allergies, & More—This Week in the News

April 5, 2019

New research has shed light on the fact that a poor diet is the leading risk factor for deaths from lifestyle-related diseases in the majority of the world. This is the season when trees and grasses release billions of buoyant pollen granules into the air, using the wind to disburse across the countryside. These stories and more in this week’s “In The News”. […]

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Mumps & Measles Concerns, “Unprecedented” Midwest Floods, and More—This Week in the News

March 29, 2019

New York’s Rockland County has declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak while a mumps surge at Temple University sickens as many as 105 people. The “bomb cyclone” melt off and new rainstorms continue to add to the rising rivers in several Midwestern states, causing flooding that has already killed at least three people and caused billions in damages. These stories and more, this week in the news. […]

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Cohen’s Testimony Stuns, Trump’s Talks Collapse, and More—This Week in the News

March 1, 2019

On his final day of testimony on Capitol Hill, Michael Cohen described his work and insights as Trump’s personal lawyer and “fixer.” Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, held in Vietnam, ended abruptly due to Jong-un’s frustration with American sanctions not being lifted. These stories and more, this week in the news. […]

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“El Chapo,” Tax Scams, and More—This Week in the News

February 15, 2019

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, known as the world’s most powerful drug trafficker, was convicted of all charges against him. A Florida man claimed an income of $18,497, with a withholding of $1M on his W2, resulting in a refund check of $980,000. These stories and more: This Week in the News. […]

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