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Gas stoves have given 650,000 U.S. children asthma, study finds

A person cooks on a gas stove while holding a baby. (Getty Images)Gas stoves are responsible for 12.7% of U.S. childhood asthma cases, a new study in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health has found....

Do your vitamin and mineral supplements actually do anything? Here's what experts say.

Experts emphasize a “food first” approach to nutrients. (Getty Images)With cold and flu season in full swing, ’tis the season for many Americans to throw back one or more dietary supplements in the hopes of fending off illnesses. And...

Mask mandates fail to make a comeback, despite pleas from public health experts

A protective face mask lies on the sidewalk in New York City on Oct. 26. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)COVID-19 updates. View latest news.WASHINGTON — Coronavirus infection rates rose steadily through the first half of November across Los Angeles County, then began...

DeSantis blasted for 'Orwellian' vaccine investigation

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a news conference in Miami on Dec. 1. (Ronen Tivony/SOPA Images via ZUMA Press Wire)One day after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a push to investigate alleged harms caused by coronavirus vaccines, Dr. Anthony...

White House denounces Elon Musk’s 'disgusting' Anthony Fauci attacks

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci may be on the cusp of retirement, but that has hardly made the president’s top medical adviser immune to political attacks from opponents who hold him responsible for various shortcomings, whether real or perceived,...

Washington wonders: Is it finally OK to party?

President Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron toast during a state dinner at the White House on Dec. 1. (Andrew Harnik/AP)WASHINGTON — After three years of apologetic cancellations and unsatisfying virtual get-togethers, mask mandates and vaccine checks, social distancing...

101 Motivational Quotes About Exercise From Famous Athletes

1 / 1011) Unknown"Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood."Woman's Day/Getty ImagesThese famous quotes about exercise will give you motivation and remind you that a healthy life is a happy life....

8 billion people: Is population growth cause for hope or concern?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.What’s happeningThe world’s population reached an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to estimates from the United Nations.It took just 12 years for the global population...

Children ages 8 and up should be screened for anxiety, experts say. Here's what parents need to know.

Intense worrying or fear that results in an inability to function at school or in social settings may be sign of anxiety disorder in children and teens. (Getty Images)The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended that children ages...

Pfizer's RSV vaccine for pregnant women protects newborns against severe illness

Pfizer announced on Tuesday that an experimental RSV vaccine for pregnant women protects newborns against severe illness for at least six months after birth.In phase III of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, considered the gold standard of epidemiologic studies,...
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Kamasi Washington, Leon Bridges Set For 2023 Hollywood Bowl Jazz Fest

Kamasi Washington and Leon Bridges lead the lineup for the 2023 Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival, set for June...
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The Reytons Score First U.K. No. 1 With ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’

The Reytons finally rock on to No. 1 in the U.K. with What’s Rock And Roll? (via The Reytons), their third LP. The...

Miley Cyrus’ ‘Flowers’ Stays at No. 1 In U.K.

Miley Cyrus now has a bunch of U.K. No. 1s with “Flowers”. The post-disco hit blooms with upwards of 121,000 chart units, the...

China Box Office Hits $1 Billion Over Lunar New Year, as Zhang Yimou’s ‘Full River Red’ Earns $465 Million in Eight Days

Cinema box office in mainland China came close to record levels over the Lunar New Year period with RMB6.76 billion of gross revenue...

Lisa Loring, Wednesday in Original ‘Addams Family’ Series, Dies at 64

Lisa Loring, who played the young Wednesday Addams on “The Addams Family” from 1964 to 1966 and also appeared in “As the World...