World’s heaviest flying bird uses plants to self-medicate, scientists say

World's heaviest flying bird uses plants to self-medicate, scientists say

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. London CNN — Taking drugs if you’re feeling under the weather is old news for humans, but new research shows that the world’s heaviest bird capable of flight could be the latest animal to use … Read more

Opioid settlement: Walmart agrees to $3.1 billion framework

Opioid settlement: Walmart agrees to $3.1 billion framework

New York CNN Business — Walmart agreed to the framework of a $3.1 billion settlement, which resolves allegations from multiple states’ attorneys general that the company failed to regulate prescription opioid contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The settlement, according to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, who co-led a coalition of … Read more

Mindfulness and medication work equally well to curb anxiety, a new study found

Mindfulness and medication work equally well to curb anxiety, a new study found

CNN — A mindfulness meditation course may be as effective at reducing anxiety as a common medication, according to a new study. The research, published on November 9 in JAMA Psychiatry, involved a group of 276 adults with untreated anxiety disorders. Half of the patients were randomly selected to take 10 to 20 mg of … Read more

Don’t bother with dietary supplements for heart health, study says

Don't bother with dietary supplements for heart health, study says

CNN — Six supplements that people commonly take for heart health don’t help lower “bad” cholesterol or improve cardiovascular health, according to a study published Sunday, but statins did. Some people believe that common dietary supplements – fish oil, garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, plant sterols and red yeast rice – will lower their “bad” cholesterol. “Bad” … Read more

Experts question CDC guidelines on isolation after testing positive for COVID as Biden continues to work remotely

Experts question CDC guidelines on isolation after testing positive for COVID as Biden continues to work remotely

President Joe Biden is expected to continue to work from his office Tuesday as he isolates for at least five days in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for people who test positive for COVID. The President tested positive again on Monday in a ‘rebound’ case, a rare outcome of the antiviral … Read more

Pfizer Stock Lower As Covid Sales Power Q2 Earnings Beat

Pfizer Stock Lower As Covid Sales Power Q2 Earnings Beat

Updated at 10:00 am EST Pfizer Inc. (EFP) – Get Pfizer Inc. Report posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings Tuesday, as well as record revenues, while nudging its full-year profit forecast higher amid improving sales of its Covid treatments. Pfizer said adjusted earnings for the three months ending in June were pegged at $2.04 per share, … Read more

Buying stocks now could bring you pain over the next few weeks. But you’ll be thanking yourself a year from now, these analysts say.

Buying stocks now could bring you pain over the next few weeks.  But you'll be thanking yourself a year from now, these analysts say.

How bad is the mood out there right now? Try max bearish. So said Bank of America’s latest fund manager survey on Tuesday that showed expectations for profits and growth at recessionary levels. Yet Wall Street rallied and more gains are ahead for Wednesday, partly on earnings optimism but also as some see all this … Read more