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Why Is It Easier to Get This Deadly Treatment Than Ivermectin?

Ivermectin, a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is widely used to treat parasitic diseases.1 The total doses of ivermectin distributed equal one-third of the world’s population, and it’s “considered extremely safe for use in humans.”2 Ivermectin even has antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, widening its potential scope of use. But when Dr.… Read More »

When Coal-Fired Power Plants Close, Kids With Asthma Breathe Easier

WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2021 — Fewer children end up in ERs for asthma attacks if nearby coal-fired power plants are shut down, a new study finds. “When these power plants close, we see a reduction of somewhere between 12% and 18% in emergency department visits for asthma,” said senior researcher Emily Pakhtigian, an assistant professor… Read More »