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French citizen charged in scheme to sell weight loss drug

Nov. 24, 2021 13:25 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A French citizen is facing a charge in New Jersey that he made false statements to try and gain the rights to sell a weight loss drug. Alain Bouaziz was arrested Tuesday night at Newark Liberty International Airport as he prepared to leave the the...

Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

Sep. 16, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already...

Thinner, energetic Kim stands out at North Korean parade

Sep. 09, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — At an unusual North Korean parade showcasing military dogs and virus workers in orange hazmat suits, leader Kim Jong Un still stood out by looking thinner and more energetic than he has in years. During the event that started late Wednesday,...