Health officials ramp up flu shot efforts, including free vaccines at Audubon Zoo on Oct. 26 | The Latest | Gambit Weekly

Adella Miesner

Health officials at the Louisiana Department of Health and the City of New Orleans are asking Louisianans to roll up their shirt sleeves and get flu shots as they ramp up efforts to distribute these essential vaccines.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for which there is still no vaccine or cure, health officials say it’s more important than ever to get the shot, especially because COVID-19 and the flu sometimes

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Market Expected to Witness A CAGR Of More than 5% Over the Forecast Period 2020-2030

Adella Miesner

Key Takeaways from Traditional Chinese Medicine Market Study  

  • Non-traditional Chinese medicines is the leading segment by product in the global traditional Chinese medicine market. The Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) segment has been gaining more traction in recent years, and is expected to expand at a rate of 6.7% during the forecast period.
  • North America is the leading region in the traditional Chinese medicine market, followed by Europe.
  • East and
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Your Dentist Probably Doesn’t Approve of Your Ice Chewing Habit

Adella Miesner



a hand holding a glass of wine: Your Dentist Probably Doesn't Approve of Your Ice Chewing Habit


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Your Dentist Probably Doesn’t Approve of Your Ice Chewing Habit



a hand holding a glass of wine: Your Dentist Probably Doesn't Approve of Your Ice Chewing Habit


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Your Dentist Probably Doesn’t Approve of Your Ice Chewing Habit

Every morning before I sit down to work, I fill up a large mason jar with ice water. And after I finish the liquid (and give myself a pat on the back), I go to town chomping on the ice. I realize

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Istanbul mayor Imamoglu in hospital after positive coronavirus test

Adella Miesner

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Istanbul’s mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Saturday he has been hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus and suffering a fever.

“Yesterday evening around 9 p.m. I got a fever and with a temperature of 38 degrees. I came and spent the night in hospital,” he said in a video apparently filmed in a hospital room.

“Now I am actually well. My fever is not bad. The process

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