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Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned says top doctor

England’s top doctor has called on social media companies to ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products like diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »

130,000 left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Census Bureau says

“It’s a really large number — and it’s a number that’s well above what we’ve seen in the past,” Alexis Santos, a demographer at Penn State University, said of the population decrease. “Here, what you’re looking at is double — double the displacement we would have expected” in a normal year. The population of the… Read More »