Coronavirus cases crosses 38.09 million, death toll at 1.08 million worldwide

More than 38.09 million people have been reported to have been infected with the novel coronavirus worldwide and about 1.09 million have died, according to the Reuters report published on Wednesday.

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Virus sends a nation of restaurant-goers back to the kitchen

Last Tuesday night in Tennessee, bluegrass musicians David and Virginia Blood were busy making sandwiches.

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US approves fish oil-based drug for cutting heart risksUS approves fish oil-based drug for cutting heart risks

This undated photo provided by Amarin in November 2018 shows a capsule of the purified, prescription fish oil Vascepa. On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, U.S. regulators approved expanded use of the medication for preventing serious heart complications in high-risk patients already taking cholesterol-lowering pills.

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Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 file photo, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares vaccines to give to front line aid workers, in Mbandaka, Congo. The vaccine alliance GAVI has announced on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 it would invest $178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, in a move health officials say could help prevent future outbreaks from spiraling out of control. GAVI is a public-private partnership that includes the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank, among others.

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More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, a woman using a vaping device exhales a puff of smoke in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, that new government figures show more than 2,000 Americans have come down with vaping-related illnesses. Illnesses have occurred in every state but Alaska.

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As with adults, no easy way to address weight with children

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 file photo, kids eat lunch at an elementary school in Paducah, Ky. It is far easier to avoid gaining weight than to lose it, so getting kids to eat well and exercise is crucial. But how to do that effectively is extremely difficult _ and sensitive.

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San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts

In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a man lies on the sidewalk beside a recyclable trash bin in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors consider legislation Tuesday, June 4, 2019, allowing the city to force mentally ill drug addicts into housing and treatment for up to a year. Mayor London Breed says it's inhumane to let addicts languish on the streets, but homeless advocates say the measure is extreme and a violation of civil rights.

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Skip the boxed mac and cheese and make your own at home

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in October 2018 shows Macaroni and Cheese in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook "Revolutionary Recipes."

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Nordics win top spots in prestigious French cooking contest

Kenneth Toft-Hansen of Denmark, center, celebrates on the podium after winning the final of the "Bocuse d'Or" (Golden Bocuse) trophy, in Lyon, central France, ahead Sebastian Gibrand of Sweden, left, who finished second, and Christian Andre Pettersen, right, who came third, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The contest, a sort of world cup of cuisine, was started in 1987 by Lyon chef Paul Bocuse to reward young international culinary talents.

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Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

A measles outbreak near Portland, Ore., has revived a bitter debate over so-called “philosophical” exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout from the disease. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee last week declared a state of emergency because of the outbreak on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

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Organic price premiums dip as demand grows, choices multiply

In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, photo, regular iceberg lettuce, lower left, selling at $3.19 each, is displayed next to organic iceberg lettuce selling at $4.19 each, at a grocery store in North Miami, Fla. U.S. shoppers are still paying more for organic food, but the price premium is falling as organic options multiply.

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A cookie in a skillet? Sure, you’re skeptical. But try it

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in January 2019 shows a Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “The Perfect Cookie.”

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Try a classic French soup celebrating seasonal vegetables

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in January 2019 shows Provencal Vegetable Soup in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook "Complete Mediterranean."

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Consider a taco bar for Super Bowl entertaining; some tips

This 2012 photo provided by Katie Workman shows people accessing a taco bar set up at a home in New York. A taco bar or spread is a great interactive way to feed a crowd for the Super Bowl.

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