C.D.C. Links Deadly Listeria Outbreak to Hard-Boiled Egg Plant in Georgia

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week warned distributors against selling hard-boiled eggs bought in bulk from a Georgia production plant that it said was the likely source of listeria contamination that had led to sicknesses in five states, including one death and four hospitalizations. Officials with the federal Food and Drug Administration…

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Lizzo’s Best Outfits Ever

Since bursting into pop culture with breakout songs including «Juice» and «Good as Hell,» Lizzo has cemented her place as a musical icon. A truth that doesn’t hurt: Lizzo has been serving looks ever since. From showing up to the VMAs in a red sequin «Siren» dress to breaking the AMAs with the tiniest purse…

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Congress Approves Raising Age to 21 for E-Cigarette and Tobacco Sales

The House and Senate have now passed a provision that would ban the sale of tobacco and e-cigarettes to anyone under 21, at a time when Congress and the Trump administration are facing public pressure to reduce the soaring rates of teenage vaping. President Trump has spoken in favor of increasing the age limit, and…

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Medical News Today: Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know

Breast reduction surgery, which doctors may call reduction mammoplasty, is a medical procedure that reduces the overall size of a person’s breasts. According to the authors of a 2019 article, breast reduction surgery is one of the most common cosmetic procedures. In this article, we discuss breast reduction surgery, including the procedure and how it…

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Boys Born Small at Higher Risk for Infertility

Boys born small may be at risk for infertility in adulthood. Danish researchers examined birth and health records of 10,936 men and women born between 1984 and 1987. The study, in Human Reproduction, found that 10 percent of the babies were born small for gestational age. The health and behavioral characteristics of the mothers of…

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Rosé Champagne Brings the Holiday Joy

Champagne used to be such a simple thing. You popped a cork, and the gushing fountain of wine cued celebratory joy. You might have had a preference among the house styles of the big Champagne producers, or grand marques. Or maybe you simply chose a brand as your own, as if it were cigarettes or…

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3 Legal Experts on What the Obamacare Ruling Really Means

Ever since Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled a year ago that the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional, the country has been waiting for the next arbiter — a federal appeals court — to weigh in on the fate of the landmark health law. On Wednesday, that ruling finally came. But…

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Medical News Today: What to know about alcohol and the keto diet

The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that offers the potential benefit of losing weight while maintaining muscle. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. When a person consumes fewer food sources containing carbs, the liver breaks down fat reserves in the body into chemicals called ketones. When the…

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A Lonely Plea: ‘Anybody Need a Grandma for Christmas?’

This month on Craigslist, tucked among ads for worn couches and dusty pianos, was an odd and poignant offer from a woman in Tulsa. “Anybody need a grandma for Christmas?” she wrote. “I’ll even bring food and gifts for the kids! I have nobody and it really hurts.” The response to the Oklahoma woman was…

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