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Health, science and environment news from The @WashingtonPost. Visit https://t.co/5EHzJav1ik. Curated by @laurahelmuth.

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RIP Stanley J. Dudrick, known for pioneering a way to nurse starving infants back to health, feed adults who are unable to eat normally and nourish patients after major surgeries. By @harrisondsmith  on @postobits 

Companies selling fraudulent coronavirus products get warning letters from the FDA and FTC

Hospitals advised to postpone elective surgeries because of coronavirus

The coronavirus isn't mutating quickly, which suggests a vaccine could provide long-term protection

Almost half of U.S. adults say coronavirus pandemic is harming their mental health

Great Barrier Reef has experienced its most widespread bleaching event on record, scientists say

Young adults are also affected by Kawasaki-like disease linked to covid-19, doctors say

Earth’s carbon dioxide levels hit record high, despite coronavirus-related emissions drop

Trump administration lifts ban on controversial hunting practices in Denali, other national parks in Alaska

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The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends @postgreen 

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Two moose locked antlers in a fight, then froze together in a stream

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Forest elephants are vanishing, and they might never recover from poaching @bydarrylfears 

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This plan to move USDA agencies may be illegal. But as scientists quit, Mulvaney calls it "a wonderful way to sort of streamline government.” By @bbguari 

NASA’s Cassini catches sunlight glinting off the oceans of Saturn’s moon

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Trump to select Scott Gottlieb, a physician with deep drug-industry ties, to run the FDA

Here's a diet that will serve you well for avoiding a variety of diseases

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Happy #ValentinesDay  from the @WashingtonPost ! We made you some delightfully nerdy cards inspired by science.

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