Operation Warp Speed Chief Advisor Dr. Moncef Slaoui Speaks with CNBC’s Meg Tirrell Live During the CNBC Healthy Returns Livestream Today

WHEN: Today, Wednesday, December 16th

WHERE: CNBC Healthy Returns Livestream

Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Operation Warp Speed Chief Advisor, and CNBC’s Senior Health and Science Reporter Meg Tirrell live during the CNBC Healthy Returns Livestream today, Wednesday, December 16th. Full video will be available at cnbc.com/healthy-returns.

All references must be sourced to CNBC Healthy Returns Livestream.

MEG TIRRELL: Welcome back everybody and thanks for sticking with us for this very special Healthy Returns Livestream. This, of course, has been the series throughout this year where we’ve talked with public health experts, researchers, the people who are helping us understand and get through this pandemic. I’m Meg Tirrell, CNBC’s Senior Health and Science Reporter and our guest now is Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Chief Scientific Adviser to Operation Warp Speed and one of the major reasons we are talking about records being

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High hopes in Brooklyn with Durant, Irving ready

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving sent expectations soaring when they decided to come to Brooklyn.

The Nets can at last try to live up to them.

After waiting a year and a half since the free agency haul that transformed their franchise, the Nets finally got their superstar duo on the court in their preseason opener and needed just one quarter to Sell your house fast jacksonville show why hopes are so high.

Durant is healthy, Irving is healthy and together they look explosive, the biggest reason the Nets are considered one of the Eastern Conference favorites even with a rookie coach in Steve Nash.

“It’s a different show, it’s a different stage and it’s a new beginning in terms of what we’re building and moving forward with the pieces we have here. And that includes 7-11, so get to know us,” Irving said, referring to

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Five tips for glowing, healthy skin this winter

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Basic skin care habits during the winter can neutralize aging and dryness.

Plummeting temperatures and whipping winds are here for much of the country, and no matter where you live, cooler and drier winter air can really wreak havoc on your skin. When humidity is lower and indoor heat is on full blast, your skin gets stripped of the moisture it needs, causing dryness and dullness.

All these factors can exacerbate the visible signs of aging, from loss of elasticity to lines and wrinkles. There are natural oils already in healthy skin that help create a protective barrier, but this time of year, extra TLC is essential to combatting both aging and the changing elements – and you don’t need to spend a fortune to make that happen.

Your lightweight moisturizers and oil-free cleansers work well in summer, but winter months call for a refresh if you

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Eat Beans to Lose Weight and Live Longer, Expert Says

A guiding light for many aspiring healthy eaters is the world’s Blue Zones, the small, outlier regions on the planet where people live much longer than expected lifespans. I’m talking about far-flung places like the Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica; and Okinawa, Japan, where women live the longest lifespans in the known world.

According to a new CNBC article by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow, longevity researcher, and author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, there are several general dieting rules that basically all of these healthy people adhere to. They eat a ton of whole foods, for instance. They also eat lots of plants (upwards of 90%), plenty of olive oil, not too much meat or fish, and rarely any sugar. They consume plenty of water. But there’s a

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