Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Love was in the air at the Empire State Building as couples got married and renewed their vows on Valentine’s Day. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Researchers are working to improve treatment for the virus and are trying to tackle HIV by editing DNA
About half of U.S. states have laws requiring schools to conduct BMI screenings among their students, according to a study published last year in Current Obesity Reports. The resource:27
A 6-year-old girl in Haverhill, Massachusetts, is the first child in the state to die of flu this year, health officials say. Louisa Miller of CBS Boston station WBZ reports.
Ah, chocolate. What a life. According to the Aztecs, the great feathered serpent god of wisdom and creation known as Quetzalcoatl introduced the cocoa bean to mankind. It’s likelier that it originated in the Amazon rainforest and wound its way north to Mesoamerica, whose inhabitants figured out they could domesticate, ferment, roast, crush, and mix cocoa with water, chilies, and spices to produce a bitter, intoxicating drink. It then took a boat across the Atlantic, learning Spanish along the way. Europe wasn’t sure what to make of the bitterness until someone spilledRead More
New research shows a sharp drop in the number of babies born in the U.S. last year
Former CDC director Tom Frieden says the “only thing predictable about flu is it’s unpredictable”
British researchers say they may have found a medicine that helps ease symptoms of agitation in dementia patients, but in a much safer way. The resource:27
The first-grader is the first flu-related child death in the state this year, officials say