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Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine linked to higher death risk in COVID-19

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine offer no clinical benefit for people with COVID-19 and might cause serious heart-related side effects, according to a study published Friday in The Lancet.

Gov. Herbert addresses state’s controversial drug purchase; says some businesses closed by COVID-19 could...

Utah Governor Gary Herbert said Friday that COVID-19 case numbers continue their declining growth rate and if specific concerns can be addressed, he could allow more Utah businesses to open, with new safety measures in place, as early has the end of next week.

Mushroom sales soar as Americans cook more at home during pandemic

As produce sales at grocery stores surge during the coronavirus pandemic, one item is selling particularly well -- mushrooms.

U.S. consumer prices fall as coronavirus pandemic strains economy

U.S. consumer prices fell in March due to the contraction caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the oil price drop, government data released Friday said.

Nutrition experts fear ‘dirty dozen’ produce list will put off consumers

Nutrition scientists fear this year's list of the "dirty dozen" produce items -- those most highly treated with pesticides -- will scare people away from eating fruits and vegetables at a time when healthy eating is critical.