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Planning a Thanksgiving gathering? Here are questions to ask, and expert advice about testing

Photo by Getty Images via Kentucky Health News. Because just about everything that involves a traditional Thanksgiving meal creates a perfect storm to spread the virus that causes COVID-19, health experts are encouraging people to scale back holiday gatherings to just those in their immediate household, or to practice what epidemiologists call “harm reduction” if they choose to gather. That...

Gallup: It’s beer over wine and liquor (again) for Americans who drink, new poll shows

Although 41% of Americans who drink prefer beer – the highest Gallup has recorded since 2005 – beer is still not as highly favored as it was in the 1990s. (Photo from Creative Commons)   By Lydia Saad Gallup.com   As they have for most of the past two decades, Americans who drink alcohol choose beer over wine and liquor as the type of alcohol they imbibe most often. This year,...