Jan 5, 2017

01/05/17: Sometimes you feel like a nut

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The National Institutes of Health has loosened up restrictions on peanuts, which is good news for the industry and for parents, who spend billions on food allergies. Today brought bad news for Macy's, which announced closings and dismal earnings over…

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New peanut allergy guidelines could add up for parents

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The National Institutes of Health has loosened up restrictions on peanuts, which is good news for the industry and for parents, who spend billions on food allergies. Today brought bad news for Macy’s, which announced closings and dismal earnings over the holiday season. Plus, why Wired magazine is going sci-fi and when the vet is big business.

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