Chick-Fil-A backtracks from its no-antibiotics-in-chicken pledge, blames projected supply shortages

[ad_1] ATLANTA — The fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A backtracked from its decade-old “no antibiotics ever” pledge intended to help prevent human antibiotic resistance linked to the rampant use of the drugs in livestock production. Instead, the company said in a statement that it will embrace a standard known as “no antibiotics important to human medicine,” often … Read more

Chick-Fil-A backtracks from its no-antibiotics-in-chicken pledge, blames projected supply shortages

[ad_1] ATLANTA — The fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A backtracked from its decade-old “no antibiotics ever” pledge intended to help prevent human antibiotic resistance linked to the rampant use of the drugs in livestock production. Instead, the company said in a statement that it will embrace a standard known as “no antibiotics important to human medicine,” often … Read more

Weight-loss drugs like Wegovy are meant for long-term use. Some patients want to stop

[ad_1] Millions of Americans who have dropped pounds and boosted their health using popular obesity drugs like Wegovy are facing a new dilemma: What happens if they stop taking them? Many worry, rightly, that they’ll regain weight and revert to old habits. In clinical trials, patients who paused the drugs put back on most of … Read more

Weight-loss drugs like Wegovy are meant for long-term use. Some patients want to stop

[ad_1] Millions of Americans who have dropped pounds and boosted their health using popular obesity drugs like Wegovy are facing a new dilemma: What happens if they stop taking them? Many worry, rightly, that they’ll regain weight and revert to old habits. In clinical trials, patients who paused the drugs put back on most of … Read more

Winfrey leaving WeightWatchers board, donating all of her interest in the company to a museum

[ad_1] Former talk show host Oprah Winfrey is leaving WeightWatchers board of directors and donating all of her interest in the company to a museum. Shares of WW International Inc. tumbled more than 23% in Thursday morning trading. Winfrey, who told People magazine in December that she was using a weight-loss medication, has served on … Read more