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USDA gives makers of Purell hand sanitizer stern warning over ‘unproven marketing claims’

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu. In a “warning letter” to Purell’s parent, Gojo Industries, the agency called out the company for making numerous marketing claims that potentially position its sanitizing products as a…

Former first lady Michelle Obama wins first Grammy

This cover image released by Ten Speed (Amanda Lucidon/Ten Speed Press via AP) (CNN)– Former first lady Michelle Obama has snagged her first Grammy win for the audiobook version of her best-selling memoir “Becoming.” It’s the third Grammy win for the Obama household. Obama’s husband won for the audiobook recordings of his memoirs “Dreams of My Father” and “The Audacity of Hope” in 2006…

Possible case of coronavirus reported in North Carolina

(CNN) – Health officials in North Carolina are investigating a possible case of the coronavirus. The person developed respiratory symptoms while traveling back to the US from China. The patient passed through Wuhan, the city where the outbreak originated. State officials are testing the unidentified traveler but say it’s unlikely the symptoms are being caused by coronavirus. Categories: National News,…

President Trump first commander in chief to address ‘March for Life’

(CNN) — Thousands gathered in Washington today for the annual March for Life rally. each year advocates gather in the nation’s capital to call for an end to abortion. This afternoon, President Donald Trump became the first president to address those in attendance. During his speech, the president said he will continue to support the anti-abortion movement. The very first…

Scientists: ‘Doomsday’ clock indicates how close we are to destroying earth

(CNN) —We’re getting closer to the end of time…at least that is the word according to scientists who say the reset of the ‘Doomsday Clock’ symbolizes growing global concerns. The bulletin of the Atomic Scientists say the Doomsday Clock warns us about how close we are to destroying the earth. Midnight on the clock symbolizes the end of the world….

Surgeon General releases report on benefits to quitting smoking

(CNN) — A new report by the Surgeon General released aims to point out how beneficial it is to quit smoking at any age. This is the first report by the Surgeon General to focus solely on smoking since 1990. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. The report also notes that…

Longtime PBS anchor Jim Lehrer dies at 85

Image: CNN (CNN)— The longtime PBS Anchor, Jim Lehrer has died. Lehrer who may be most well known for his more than 30 years as the host of the PBS show he ‘Newshour’ passed away today. According to a statement released by PBS says he died “peacefully in his sleep at home.” Lehrer had served as a moderator for a…

CDC confirms the coronavirus has made its way to the US from China

(CNN) – The new coronavirus that has sickened hundreds and killed six victims in china is now in the United States. Health officials say a male patient is in isolation at a hospital in Washington. They say the man recently traveled from Wuhan to Washington. Right now officials are compiling a list of people the patient may have had contact…