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Coronavirus clusters in NYC growing at an alarming rate

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 1 The outer-borough COVID spike is growing. New York City Hall revealed late Wednesday that the major southern Brooklyn coronavirus cluster now spans from Brighton Beach all the way to eastern Crown Heights — as officials added a slew of new neighborhoods to the list of those witnessing concerning spikes

Ensuring an ethical path to a ‘warp speed’ vaccine

A vaccine for COVID-19 is seen by many—rightly or wrongly—as the finish line for the pandemic, the shot that will mark the resumption of our normal lives. Yet recent polls suggest that a significant fraction of Americans may opt not to get a vaccine when one becomes available, or are at least wary of getting

Fast food makes an unhealthy comeback among kids

(HealthDay)—After a period of improvement, U.S. kids are eating as much fast food as they were in the early 2000s, new government figures show. Researchers found that between 2003 and 2010, there was a decline in U.S. kids’ intake of fast-food calories—dipping from an average of 14% of daily calories, to just under 11%. The

What makes a ‘wave’ of disease? An epidemiologist explains

Panic about a second wave of coronavirus cases is “overblown,” Vice President Mike Pence wrote in June, implying the U.S. has COVID-19 under control. On the other hand, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warns that the U.S. is still firmly within a first wave of cases. As media

An Exclusive Look Inside Alex Guarnaschelli's Fridge

Maybe you’ve watched her deal out some tough love on Food Network’s Chopped, cheered her on as she helps take down Bobby Flay in Beat Bobby Flay or dined on an exquisite meal at her restaurant, Butter, in New York. Either way, when you hear the name Alex Guarnaschelli, one thing comes to mind: outstanding

An egg a day not tied to risk of heart disease: new study

The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for your heart health may be solved, and about one a day is fine. A team of researchers from the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences found the answer by analyzing data from three large, long-term multinational studies. The results

An Exclusive Look Inside Geoffrey Zakarian's Fridge

You may know him as an Iron Chef, the superstar of the restaurant world, author, fashion icon or iconic television presence but at home, Geoffrey Zakarian, or GZ as his close friends call him, is the doting dad to three young kids and is exactly as down-to-earth as you’d hope him to be. We were

Frailty is a medical condition, not an inevitable result of aging

Frailty is not simply an adjective associated with old age, it is a medical condition all on its own. And it has significant medical, social and economic implications. A landmark study published today (August 2) in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open, led by researchers at Monash University in Australia, explored

An omega-6 fatty acid could help in fight against heart disease

An omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid has the potential to help fight heart disease, finds a new study by researchers at Cardiff University, in collaboration with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. With funding from the British Heart Foundation, the team found that dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA), an omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid, could halt the progression of atherosclerosis—one

Early trial shows promise for MDMA as an alcoholism treatment

Scientists use ECSTASY to ‘cure alcoholics’: Four people give up heavy drinking after taking two doses of MDMA alongside psychotherapy in eight-week trial, study claims Scientists from Imperial College London teamed up with mental health workers They trialled a combination of counselling with taking the recreational drug None of the four people were drinking harmfully