Health

Report criticizes meat industry, USDA response to pandemic

At the height of the pandemic, the meat processing industry worked closely with political appointees in the Trump administration to stave off health restrictions and keep slaughterhouses open even as COVID-19 spread rapidly ...

Medications

Q and A: Does CBD live up to its claims?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For years, I have been hearing about the advantages of taking CBD products for sleep, pain and just about anything that ails you. I now see these products everywhere being sold over the counter in drug stores. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO issues call for experts to help with COVID origins probe

The World Health Organization has issued a call for experts to join a new advisory group it's forming, in part to address the agency's fraught attempts to investigate how the coronavirus pandemic started.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO expert 'had concerns' about lab close to 1st COVID cases

When a World Health Organization-led team traveled to China earlier this year to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, a top official said he was worried about safety standards at a laboratory close to the seafood ...

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