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Josh Barro speaks with Michael Brendan Dougherty, Jamelle Bouie and science journalist Christie Aschwanden about what appears to have been a COVID-19 super spreader event at the White…

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Josh Barro speaks with Michael Brendan Dougherty, Jamelle Bouie and science journalist Christie Aschwanden about what appears to have been a COVID-19 super spreader event at the White…

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The federal government issued its latest set of nutritional guidelines today. Turns out, eggs are OK after all – along with other foods that are high in cholesterol.

New Nutritional Guidelines: Do They Mean Anything?

The federal government issued its latest set of nutritional guidelines today. Turns out, eggs are OK after all – along with other foods that are high in cholesterol.

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Wearable devices to monitor bodily functions now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.

Fitness Tracking: The Benefits and Unintended Consequences

Wearable devices to monitor bodily functions now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.

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