Medical

Donald Trump plans ban on flavoured e-cigarettes

When vaping first gained popularity, it was marketed as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes. "But we can't allow people to get sick and we can...


Vaping Death Conformed in Kansas

Lee Norman with KDHE said in a statement . "The outcome of that inaction has led to potential product manipulation and permitted tobacco companies to lure a ...


Idaho officials confirm 2 cases of vaping-related illness

KDHE Secretary Lee Norman said. Houston health officials say three teenagers have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses following electronic cigaret...


New EU executive line-up to tackle climate change, digital challenges

His stated mission, set out in a letter from von der Leyen, is to "look at everything from how we use and produce energy, unlock private investment and support ...


US News Best Colleges ranks Princeton first among national universities

DeSantis". The rankings show the university's reputation continuing to rise, as SC earned the No. 22 spot among flagship universities in the country and wa...


Joe Biden Isn't Even Close To A Moderate

This campaign cycle, there are plenty of candidates to choose from. A Monmouth University poll released in late August showed a virtual three-way tie nation...


First vaping-related death reported in SoCal

Deaths have also been confirmed in Illinois, Indiana , Minnesota and OR, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) said on Friday. The FD...


Vegan and vegetarian diets may increase stroke risk, experts say

Researchers found vegetarians and vegans increase their risk of stroke 20 percent by not eating meat. The study followed more than 48,000 participants in th...


Second US Death Linked To Vaping Reported In Oregon State

The Centers for Disease Control said symptoms include couch, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, fatigue and fever. E-cigarettes, which have be...


Husband of missing mother arrested again

The Connecticut State Police and Dulos' attorney, Norm Pattis , did not respond to requests for comment. The woman charged alongside her boyfriend in the cas...


Michigan to become first state to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

Whitmer claims e-cigarette companies are using flavors like Fruit Loops or Fanta to hook young people. "Governor Whitmer has taken bold and appropriate action...


Marijuana e-cigarette tied to Oregon’s 1st suspected vaping death, officials say

That said, they used different devices and products and some industry experts and health officials have suggested the devices may have been altered or used with...


Michigan To Become First US State To Ban Flavoured E-Cigarette Liquids

The move bans the online and retail sale of flavored e-cigarettes for six months after the MI health department deemed vaping to be a health crisis. Joneigh K...


Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death

Nicotine products can be vaped, but almost all of the three dozen vaping-linked illnesses reported recently in Wisconsin were tied to THC products , according ...


Google fined $170m for sharing children's YouTube data

The New York AG and the FTC accused Google and YouTube of collecting personal data from viewers of channels aimed at under-13s without informing parents or gain...


Soda Linked To Higher Results In Early Deaths, Study Suggests

Dr Neil Murphy , one of the study's lead authors , based at IARC in France, said: "We found that compared with those reporting low consumption, participants wh...


Crisps Diet Blamed for Teen's Blindness

The boy first reported fatigue to his doctors when he was 14. Now the clinicians are warning that the condition could become more common as junk and vegan d...


Killer in the Rich World

It was estimated that 55 million deaths occurred in the world in 2017, of which approximately 17·7 million were due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) [see infog...


Boy goes blind at 17 on a diet of sausage and chips

Initial tests showed macrocytic anaemia and low vitamin B12 levels, which were treated with vitamin B12 injections and dietary advice. Though nutritional opt...


Five killed, around 21 injured in Texas shooting

Sitting beside authorities in Odessa , Abbott ticked off a list of mass shootings that have now killed almost 70 since 2016 in his state alone. The shootin...


Hurricane Dorian Ties ‘Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Landfall on Record,’ NHC Says

The advisory notes that any Canadians in the affected region should consider leaving if it is safe to do so. The storm is predicted to ride along the USA east c...


CONFIRMED: Mosquitoes infected with West nile Virus found in Ottawa

There is also a less than one per cent chance West Nile virus could invade the central nervous system. Dr. Cara M. Crist, director of the Arizona Department...


Hurricane Dorian Now a 'Catastrophic Category 5' Storm

A tropical storm warning is in effect for North of Deerfield Beach to Sebastian Inlet and a tropical storm watch is in effect for North of Golden Beach to Dee...


Kirsten Gillibrand's 2020 Presidential Campaign Gets Publicity When it Closes Shop

Lauria said he hasn't made up his mind yet on which Democrat he supports for president. "He's fumbled a few things". Standing among progressive moment origina...


Woman begins legal action after giving birth alone in prison cell

A surveillance video from the Denver County Jail provided by Sanchez's lawyer, Mari Newman, shows the young mother lying on a bed, crying out alone in the jail ...


Buffalo Bills release six-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy

McCoy rushed 161 times for 514 yards and three touchdowns last season and he also caught 34 balls for 238 yards - 7.0 yards per reception - off 46 targets in 20...


Ontario County finds case of 'EEE' in a horse in Farmington

The positive test in the horse, which was not vaccinated, was the first found with the virus in ME since 2013. It was the first detected case of EEE in a hors...


Death toll from Congo's EBOLA outbreak exceeds 2 000

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a staggering 203 confirmed cases were reported in the period of 21 days in August. Get it for your iPhone her...


More vaping illnesses reported, many involving marijuana

I live in Wisconsin, so I've been seeing these headlines since they first began. What I've noticed is that an incredibly important piece of information that is ...


CDC reports first death believed to be related to vaping

On Aug. 23, a person who had been hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness potentially associated with vaping died in IL. The CDC , he points out, has ...


Federal judge blocks Missouri’s 8-week abortion ban

The act, which was signed into law by Governor Mike Parson in May, bars abortions after eight weeks, except when the life of a mother is determined to be in dan...


Biden conflates details of war hero tale

According to Biden, he brushed off concerns about the risk of him traveling to the deadly area. And that soldier, Kyle J. White, never had a Silver Star, or any...


Suspension of parliament to be challenged in courts

Consent was forthcoming and Parliament will be prorogued between September 7 and the date of a "Queen's Speech" on October 14, where she will read out the gover...


Babies develop ‘werewolf syndrome’ after medical mix-up in Spain

More than a dozen children in Spain have been treated for a rare disorder known as " werewolf syndrome " after an apparent medication production error caused ...


2019 global measles cases three times higher than 2018

The WHO said there were 89,994 cases of measles in 48 European countries in the first six months of 2019, more than double the number in the same period in ...


Monmouth Poll: Biden Slides Down to a Tie with Sanders and Warren

The biggest loser was former vice-president Joe Biden , who dropped 13 points, slumping to third place on 19 points. "The main takeaway from this poll is t...


Virginia Department of Health warns of new danger of vaping

Every one of those affected was an adult or teenager who had used some kind of vaping device or electronic cigarette. At least one person has died in IL, af...


BC pleased with Oklahoma ruling in opioids case as it continues lawsuit

Judge Thad Balkman of the Cleveland County District Court in Oklahoma , US, found Johnson & Johnson had engaged in "false, misleading, and risky marketing ca...


Hands on: Fitbit Versa 2 review

Featuring a larger AMOLED display, the new Fitbit Versa 2 is equipped with a faster processor for better performance and seamless navigation. A Spotify app ...


Trump administration ending automatic citizenship for United States troops' children born overseas

According to a policy alert from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), children born to service members will not automatically be granted cit...


Health department weighs in on vaping hazards

An Ohio woman's lawsuit against an e-cigarette maker charges it markets nicotine vapor products to teens like her daughters and fails to warn consumers about ...


Starbucks starts fall early, debuts new pumpkin spice drink

To top it all off, it's sprinkled with pumpkin spice topping and a mix of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg! Starbucks announced their Fall 2019 menu which ...


Dog owners are slimmer, fitter and earn more, study shows

Each participant also revealed what they had eaten in the last 24 hours to assess general food habits. " Pet owners, and specifically dog owners, were more l...


West Nile Virus found in Randolph County

The West Nile virus is believed to have been brought to Cyprus by migratory birds which arrived in the spring or early summer. Blood donations turned up two p...


New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Common Studios, Hollywood vacationer hotspots and the seashore this month had measles and should have uncovered o...


15 confirmed or suspected cases of vaping lung damage in Minn

The agency is asking doctors to report any suspected cases to their state health office, along with details of their patient's symptoms, information about wha...


Nigeria on brink of eradicating polio

Outside of Nigeria, the last case on the continent was in the Puntland region of Somalia, in 2014. The Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria had made so...


CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Almost 100 people, 11 of them in IN, have developed severe respiratory illnesses after vaping, and state and fede...


U.S. probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

The Centers for Disease Control is investigating more than 100 cases of a mysterious lung disease linked to the use of e-cigarettes. The reported cases includ...


West Nile Virus Appears in Four LA County Communities

Use an EPA-registered mosquito repellent with DEET, permethrin, picaridin, IR3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptus; follow package directions about application. WNV i...