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How 4 common milk alternatives compare in nutrition | Entertainment News
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How 4 common milk alternatives compare in nutrition | Entertainment News

With over 20% growth in sales and $2.5 billion spent in 2020, it is clear that plant-based milks are soaring in popularity. Finding nondairy alternatives in the store is even easier than before, with all kinds of options—from oat and almond to banana and even potato milk. But how do these milk alternatives nutritionally compare to a glass of regular cow's milk, and do nondairy milks lack the essential nutrients that dairy milk provides?Curated analyzed the nutritional information for four common nondairy milks based on 8-ounce servings. Calcium daily values are based on a 1,000mg recommendation for adults aged 19-50 from the National Institutes for Health. Data is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and compares unflavored varieties to 1% fat dairy ...
Women Race Political Clock, Cross State Lines for Abortions
Politics

Women Race Political Clock, Cross State Lines for Abortions

By LINDSEY TANNER AND PATRICK ORSAGOS, Associated PressDAYTON, OHIO (AP) — In the dim light of a clinic ultrasound room, Monica Eberhart reclines on an exam table as a nurse moves a probe across her belly. Waves of fetal cardiac activity ripple across the screen.“The heartbeat,” the nurse says. “About 10 weeks and two days.”Eberhart exhales. It’s good news. “That means I’m just under,” she says, raising her hands and crossing her fingers.The 23-year-old mother of three is racing a political clock. When she learned she was pregnant again, she decided abortion was her best choice — even if meant navigating a patchwork of state laws enacted since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Political CartoonsHours after the ruling in late June, Ohio imposed a ban on abortions once cardiac activit...
CDC director Rochelle Walensky announces shake-up of the organization, citing COVID mistakes
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CDC director Rochelle Walensky announces shake-up of the organization, citing COVID mistakes

The head of the nation's top public health agency on Wednesday announced a shake-up of the organization, saying it fell short responding to COVID-19 and needs to become more nimble.The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — CDC leaders call it a "reset"— come amid criticism of the agency's response to COVID-19, monkeypox and other public health threats. The changes include internal staffing moves and steps to speed up data releases."To be frank, we are responsible for some pretty dramatic, pretty public mistakes, from testing, to data, to communications. As an agency, even with all the terrific work we do, we still suffer the consequences from these mistakes," Walensky said in a video message shared with the agency's staff on Wednesday. ...