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COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, the coronavirus may never entirely disappear from our midst. Instead, scientists hope the virus that causes COVID-19 becomes a mild seaso...


I lost 70 pounds in eight months and enjoyed some delicious snacks along the way.  I love turning bananas into "Snickers" and making strawberry-cheesecake-inspired yogurt bowls.  Low-calorie jalapeno poppers, apple nachos, and lime grapes are also some of my favorite snacks.  Loading Somethi...


WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - As the pandemic makes addiction deadlier than ever, loosened regulations are making it easier for many to get, and stay, in treatment. But, it’s unclear whether that shift will outlast the COVID crisis, and the experiment is over in at least one state. In idyllic towns and bu...