Health, Fitness & Food

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren‘s two-step “Medicare for All” transition proposal shows “she is not as left as you thought.” “A softer Elizabeth Warren is something we’re going to have to start expecting,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” However, he added he was “shocked that she did this” with
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People walk by a Dollar Tree store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Dollar Tree stocked over-the-counter drugs produced by foreign companies with “a pattern of serious violations” of federal law on good manufacturing practices, the Food and Drug
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Mitch Zeller, Director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, speaks a news conference announcing the FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Campaign at the National Press Club on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 in Washington. Kevin Wolf | AP Images A top Food and Drug Administration official wavered Wednesday on whether the Trump administration will follow through
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Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Monday called for Juul Labs’ products to be removed from the market after two studies revealed the scope of teen use of Juul e-cigarettes and flavored pods. “It’s very clear that Juul can’t keep their products out of the hands of kids,” said Gottlieb, a trained physician, health advocate
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John Barrasso, a U.S. senator from Wyoming and a physician, slammed Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren‘s “Medicare for All” plan, saying Wednesday on CNBC that patients would pay more through higher taxes for less coverage and wait longer for nonemergency treatment. “Even Democrats are pushing the panic button on this one,” said Barrasso, the third-ranking
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Kentucky’s Attorney General Andy Beshear, running for governor against Republican incumbent Matt Bevin, reacts to statewide election results at his watch party in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., November 5, 2019. Picture taken November 5, 2019. Harrison McClary | REUTERS Kentucky Governor-elect Andy Beshear pledged Wednesday to immediately rescind the state’s Medicaid work requirement, a controversial measure
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Drake performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California.  Christopher Polk | Getty Images Canopy Growth is forming a new cannabis wellness company with musician Drake as it expands its portfolio of celebrity partners, the company announced Thursday.  The Ontario-based cannabis company is launching the More Life Growth Co. with the
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A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Johnson & Johnson, which recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder earlier this month, said Monday it retested its baby powder and found no signs of asbestos that prompted the recall. J&J pulled the powder off of shelves after federal regulators said
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A pedestrian passes in front of a Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. store in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance‘s fiscal fourth-quarter profit slid 55% as the company spent more to shutter unprofitable locations and scaled back its tobacco sales. Still, the drop in its
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to introduce the College Affordability Act, an overhaul of higher education system, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The House Ways and Means Committee late Tuesday approved Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s drug
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday doubled down on his doctrine that investors should go beyond just owning index funds and also buy individual stocks. The “Mad Money” host, who preaches that viewers devote at least their first $10,000 to low-cost index or exchange-traded funds, said, “If you want to hit it big, well, it’s also
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