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FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential for adult smokers

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers, acknowledging that vaping flavors can reduce the harms of traditional tobacco smoking.The FDA said it authorized four menthol e-cigarettes from Njoy, the vaping brand recently acquired by tobacco...

Paradromics gears up to test its brain implant on humans

Neurotech start-up Paradromics will be trialing its brain implant next year, as the race to be the leader in the nascent brain-computer interface (BCI) space heats up."The brain is a super fascinating organ. We have about 85 billion neurons and every neuron is...

Catalyst calendar: Here's a look at major events that could propel these 7 stocks higher

AI tech stocks have been on the rage on Wall Street. But here are some events that could lift other Club names higher in the weeks and months ahead. Source link

More U.S. employers covering GLP-1s for weight loss

Think a friend or colleague should be getting this newsletter? Share this link with them to sign up.The injectable weight loss medication Wegovy at New City Halstead Pharmacy in Chicago on April 24, 2024.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesGood morning! More U.S. employers are covering...

FDA approves Merck pneumococcal disease vaccine designed for adults

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Merck's new vaccine designed to protect adults from a bacteria known as pneumococcus that can cause serious illnesses and a lung infection called pneumonia, a spokesperson for the drugmaker said.Merck's shot, called Capvaxive, specifically protects...

The 4 things we’re most focused on in the stock market this week

The Nasdaq Composite inched higher Friday to claim its fifth straight record close, as new data this past week showed a continued cooling of inflation and Treasury yields retreated. For the week: The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 3.2%, while the S & P 500...