Health, Fitness & Food

John Keeble | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is taking the next step in its fight against underage vaping with a new television and digital ad campaign designed to warn teenagers about the potential dangers of e-cigarettes. The television ads, called “Magic,” feature street magician Julius Dein, who has
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Graycliff smoking lounge at Nashville International Airport. Courtesy: Nashville International Airport Salt Lake City International Airport did it in 2016. Denver International Airport did it in 2018. And, thanks to a new, enhanced ordinance in Atlanta banning smoking and vaping in bars, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which has held
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PillPack co-founders TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen. Just over a year after buying online pharmacy PillPack for $753 million, Amazon is engaged in a bitter battle with an incumbent player in the pharmacy industry, which sources tell CNBC is working behind the scenes to prevent the company from accessing important patient data. PillPack’s pharmacy delivery
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Participants hold signs as Democratic U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a news conference to introduce the “Medicare for All Act of 2019” on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 10, 2019 Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Investors should look to buy stocks in the underperforming health-care sector because concerns about “Medicare
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Hemp plants are grown for medical research purposes in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Taylor Weidman | Bloomberg | Getty Images With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant opportunity for investors interested in
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Leila Janah, a social impact entrepreneur, was diagnosed with cancer at 36 Leila Janah Leila Janah, 36, thought she was doing everything right. She started two tech companies with a strong sense of social mission, and she balanced that by exercising every day, eating well and seeing the doctor for regular check-ups. The last thing
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A man displays medical marijuana from a Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary in Salem. Jonathan Wiggs | The Boston Globe | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a “historic” hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana. “Marijuana decriminalization may be
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Gail Koziara Boudreaux attends The Women’s Sports Foundation’s 39th Annual Salute To Women In Sports And The Girls They Inspire Awards Gala on October 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Women’s Sports Foundation) Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Health insurance isn’t exactly known for its
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to guests at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention on June 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Joe Biden, former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, said Friday he would bring back the individual mandate, the penalty for not having
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Beyond Meat’s “meatier” plant-based burger. Source: Beyond Burger A vegan with high cholesterol sounds almost as paradoxical as a hamburger without meat. However, not only do both of these exist, but they both share common ancestors – Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. The health-conscious and environmentally woke populace of America has championed these two companies
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Researchers say they’re one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time. Using a combination of CRISPR gene editing technology and a therapeutic treatment called LASER ART, scientists at Temple University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center said they erased HIV
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Support among many of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls of government health care for undocumented immigrants may prove damaging in the eventual race against President Donald Trump, former Sen. Evan Bayh told CNBC on Monday. “That particular position may come back to haunt them in the general election,” said the Indiana Democrat who also served as
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Investors should put their money in small- to mid-cap biotech stocks as rhetoric about changing the U.S. health-care system ramps up during the Democratic primary debate season, Jefferies analyst Michael Yee said Friday. “The big biotechs have to buy the big and small biotechs, and that’s where most [health-care] investors have been playing,” Yee said
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Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb speaking at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on May 21, 2019. Astrid Stawiarz | CNBC Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer‘s board of directors, the company announced Thursday. Gottlieb resigned from the agency this spring after
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Ulrich Baumgarten | Getty Images International researchers say there’s “strong evidence” the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer and should be expanded to boys and adults, according to a World Health Organization study published Wednesday in The Lancet. “Because of our finding, we believe the WHO call for action to eliminate cervical cancer may be possible
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