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Has America’s Fight Against HIV Stalled?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 — The battle against new HIV infections has lost some steam in recent years, a new report shows. After about five years of significant declines, the number of new HIV infections began to level off in 2013, at about 39,000 infections per year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer has a biological clock and this drug may keep it from ticking

A new drug shows potential to halt cancer cells’ growth by stunting the cells’ biological clock. The findings from scientists at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience and Nagoya University’s Institute of Transformative BioMolecules (ITbM) advance a burgeoning area of research: turning the body’s circadian rhythms against cancer. Their study, conducted on human kidney

Oreo's New Cookie Flavor Has Us Scratching Our Heads

Oreo’s may just be our favorite grocery store cookie. I mean, whether you bite ’em, twist ’em or dunk ’em, they are delicious, but their latest flavor has us scratching our heads. According to Instagram user @thejunkfoodaisle, Nabisco will be releasing a buttered popcorn-flavored Oreo. Say what?! Details about the cookie are vague, though we imagine

Giada De Laurentiis Has a New Baking Show

Here we thought 2018 was Giada De Laurentiis’ biggest and best year to date. Not only did the Food Network star release a gourmet popcorn line, Simply7, boasting authentic Italian flavors and clean ingredients, but the Giada at Home host also created a new Dutch oven with Italian cookware company Lagostina. Not to mention, the

Chef José Andrés Has Been Nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Chef José Andrés has plenty of accomplishments to his name: New York Times best-selling author, James Beard Award winner, humanitarian and one of Time’s 100 most influential people. And recently, the chef has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, recognizing his humanitarian efforts. More: Guy Fieri Serves Surprise Dinner to Those Fighting Camp

Rare polio-like illness has US health authorities on alert

A rare disease that peaked this autumn and paralyzes its victims – mainly children – in ways similar to polio has put health authorities on alert across the United States. There is no known specific treatment for the disease, known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Some patients who contracted AFM quickly recover, while others end

Renal-replacement timing has no effect in kidney injury, sepsis

(HealthDay)—For patients with early-stage septic shock and severe acute kidney injury, 90-day mortality does not differ for patients randomly assigned to an early strategy for initiation of renal-replacement therapy versus a delayed strategy, according to a study published in the Oct. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Saber D. Barbar, M.D., Ph.D.,

Mindy Kaling Has a Strange Request for Meghan Markle

Actor Mindy Kaling is best known for her roles on The Office and The Mindy Project; however, Kaling wants to add another credential to her résumé: royal BFF. According to E! News, Kaling is moving to London. Top on her to-do list? She wants to befriend the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan (née Markle). "So I’m moving to

McDonald's Has a Halloween Game

Hold on to your (witch) hats, because we’ve got some news that’ll make you feel like you’re flying high. Starting on Wednesday, McDonald’s is celebrating the spookiest season of the year with a new game. Called "Trick. Treat. Win," it’s similar to Monopoly in that the game pieces come as stickers on your food, and

Guess Which Celeb Mom Has Words About Mommy Wine Culture?

Busy Philipps isn’t one to keep her cards close to her chest. Philipps — the longtime BFF of actor Michelle Williams — dished to Parents magazine in her cover story for the November issue about motherhood, marriage and body image.  As usual, the always-candid Philipps didn’t hold back. She said she and husband Marc Silverstein

Starbucks Has Another New Drink, & This One Sounds Sweet & Satisfying

It seems that Starbucks is always brewing up something new, and today is no different. To commemorate the opening of their very first location in Milan, Italy, Starbucks is releasing an Italian-inspired drink, the Cordusio. According to the Seattle-based coffee retailer, the Cordusio — named after the Piazza Cordusio, where the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery

Diet has bigger impact on emotional well-being in women than in men

Women may need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. Mounting evidence suggests that anatomical and functional differences in men’s and women’s brain dictate susceptibility to mental disease. However, little is known about the role of dietary patterns in gender-specific