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Eye Drops Recalled After Drug-Resistant Bacteria Outbreak

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials said Thursday a company is recalling its over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease…

How to Read More—and Why You Should

I carry one of the most useful lessons of childhood with me to this day: always take a book. That rule served me well in third grade, when I sneakily…

Inside the Race to Get PFAS Chemicals Out of Raincoats

Patagonia, Inc. has spent nearly a decade rejiggering its supply chain, redesigning products and dumping millions of dollars into a high-stakes trial-and-error process that’s nearly complete. This isn’t about optimizing…

Planting More Trees Could Prevent Heat Wave Deaths in Cities

Living in a city sometimes feels like living in the future. Urban life can mean exposure to new technologies, new ideas—and, sometimes, previews of the temperatures coming soon to nearby…

U.S. Energy Department Wades Into the Gas Stove Debate

Gas stoves are coming under fresh scrutiny as a second federal agency has now stepped into the political firestorm with a proposal for new regulations for the appliances. The Energy…

Overcoming Anti-Weight Bias Among Doctors

Aubrey Gordon still recalls going to the doctor and having her blood pressure checked three times—because the provider couldn’t believe it was normal, given the fact that she’s overweight. Considering…

Stock Up on Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests While You Can

As of May 11, the COVID-19 pandemic will no longer be considered a national or public health emergency in the U.S., the Biden Administration announced on Jan. 30. That’s not…

What End of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in U.S. Means

Almost since the emergence of COVID-19, the U.S. has treated the disease as both a national and public health emergency. That will end on May 11, 2023, the Biden Administration…

Without Evusheld, Immunocompromised People Are on Their Own

When it comes to avoiding COVID-19 in the U.S., it’s increasingly everyone for themselves. The Biden Administration announced it will end pandemic emergency declarations in May 2023, which will affect…

Biden to End COVID-19 National Emergencies on May 11

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned…

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