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    Juul Agrees to Settle Thousands of Vaping Lawsuits

    The deal is the latest in the company’s efforts to resolve litigation over its marketing of products that some contend fueled the teenage vaping crisis.


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    Who Will Care for ‘Kinless’ Seniors?

    Nearly one million Americans have no immediate family members to provide assistance if needed. The number is expected to grow.


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    Elon Musk Hopes to Test a Brain Implant in Humans Next Year

    The tech multibillionaire said his company, Neuralink, was seeking government approval to test his device in people, and predicted it could happen in six months. Others have been conducting similar tests for years, but no device has been marketed commercially.

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    Can This Man Stop Lying?

    Christopher Massimine, whose compulsive lying derailed a promising career in theater, maintains that it’s a mental illness that has dogged him since childhood.

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From Well

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    How to Spot Flu Symptoms in Children

    This year’s influenza season looks to be particularly bad. We asked doctors what parents need to know about the virus — and need to recognize when things turn serious.


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    Am I Getting Enough Vitamin D During the Winter?

    If you live in certain parts of the country, you’ll need a lot more than sunlight to maintain adequate levels this season. Here’s what the experts recommend.


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    What Are Whole Grains, Anyway?

    A new study found that people aren’t getting enough of them. The first step to fix that, experts say: Better define the foods that qualify.


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    What It Really Takes to Breastfeed a Baby

    Spend a day in the life of four mothers feeding, pumping and supplementing their milk with formula.

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The Covid-19 Pandemic

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    While government funding helped to protect pharmaceutical companies in 2020 from the downsides of spending heavily on tricky vaccine research, there are no such assurances in 2022.
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    The End of Vaccines at ‘Warp Speed’

    Financial and bureaucratic barriers in the United States mean that the next generation of Covid vaccines may well be designed here, but used elsewhere.