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The cost of a healthy diet

What does it cost to eat healthy? According to a landmark international report based on work led by William Masters and colleagues at the Friedman School, the answer is: too much for the poor, but less than what most of the world’s people already spend on food. Released last year by the Food and Agriculture […]

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Could a nasal spray prevent coronavirus transmission?

A nasal antiviral created by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons blocked transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting the nasal spray also may prevent infection in people exposed to the new coronavirus, including recent variants. The compound in the spray—a lipopeptide developed by Matteo Porotto, Ph.D., and Anne Moscona, MD, professors […]