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Girl's memory resets every 2 hours - and doctors don't know why

Girl's memory resets every 2 hours - and doctors don't know why On that fateful June 11, Horner was accidentally kicked in the head by a fellow student who was crowd-surfing during a dance. The injury caused Riley to suffer numerous seizures. "And I am not okay with that", Sarah said. "People don't understand - it's like a movie". I want more than anything for Riley to remember her Junior Homecoming, Thanksgiving and Christmas this year! Regardless of doze... [Full Article...]

Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes He said the ban will include mint and methanol flavors. "The Trump administration is making it clear that we intend to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes to reverse the deeply concerning epidemic of youth e-cigarette use that is impacting children, families, schools and communities", Azar said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Delegates in New Hampshire Hesitant on Biden, Gravitate Toward Warren

Delegates in New Hampshire Hesitant on Biden, Gravitate Toward Warren Kamala Harris will choose to aim her attacks. He has also said he would not support Trump's US-Mexico-Canada trade pact that would replace Nafta, unless changes are made to its labour and environmental provisions, among others. In hypothetical head-to-head matchups, Trump trails all the Democratic candidates except Warren, where he is ahead at 51% to 49%. And unlike Hillary Clinton, she trus... [Full Article...]

Kansas confirms state’s first death linked to vaping

Kansas confirms state’s first death linked to vaping Staff from health agencies, including the US Food and Drug Administration , said they ha not linked the illnesses to any specific e-cigarette product or any particular substance in the e-cigarettes. Almost 40 percent of 12th grade students and 27 percent of high school students in NY state are now using e-cigarettes, and this increase is largely driven by flavored e-liquids, according to the st... [Full Article...]

U.S. vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices

U.S. vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices Meaney-Delman said . "It is time to stop vaping ", Norman said. If you use a vaping device, we urge you to discontinue doing so until and unless health care investigators know more. The Georgia Department of Public Health said Monday two cases of vaping illness have been reported in the state. Previous year alone, we saw a 48% increase in vaping among middle schoolers and a 78% increase in vap... [Full Article...]

FDA and CDC Working Hard to Identify Substance Leading to Respiratory Illnesses

FDA and CDC Working Hard to Identify Substance Leading to Respiratory Illnesses Dr Christiani called on doctors to discourage patients from using e-cigarettes. So far, no device, product, or substance has been tied to all of the cases. The patients reported using vaping products with either THC, nicotine or both at least three months before getting sick. "40 percent of high school seniors say they vape, so parents should be aware", Brad Hutton, a spokesman for the New ... [Full Article...]

Wildcards, headwinds as new EU executive to take over

Wildcards, headwinds as new EU executive to take over Croatian MEP Dubravka Suica will be in charge of the democracy and demography portfolio in the new European Commission to be headed by president-elect Ursula von der Leyen , the Commission said on Tuesday. Before taking up their posts within EC officially, which will happen on November 1, the list of potential commissioners and their portfolios will be confirmed by European Parliament. [Full Article...]

US News Best Colleges ranks Princeton first among national universities

US News Best Colleges ranks Princeton first among national universities Emory's ranking for the "Best Value Schools" category, based on the average level of need-based financial aid and academic quality, has dropped to No. 15 in the undergraduate business rankings. FIU ranked 105th on the list of top public universities. Butler's First Year Seminar is required for all new students and is taken in a two-semester sequence. [Full Article...]

MDH Reports Patient Died of Vaping-Related Injuries

MDH Reports Patient Died of Vaping-Related Injuries In New York State alone, they were 34 cases of severe unexplained respiratory illnesses , many involving vitamin E acetate . Officials are warning people not to start vaping if they aren't already using the products and to consider quitting if they now vape. [Full Article...]

Girlfriend of missing New Canaan mother's husband faces new charge

Girlfriend of missing New Canaan mother's husband faces new charge Dulos is only charged with evidence tampering, but the warrant suggests more charges are coming. Police said Fotis Dulos apparently had been "lying in wait" at his wife's home, according to the 43-page warrant application for Dulos obtained by Fox News on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

MI moves to become first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

MI moves to become first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Her state executive order comes on the heels of a MI health department determination that vaping amounts to a public health emergency in the state, where at least six people have fallen ill with severe lung damage linked to e-cigarettes. But the rise of e-cigarettes has provoked mounting opposition from lawmakers. The initial ban will last for six months before coming up for renewal. [Full Article...]

Google pays $170m to settle YouTube child privacy claims

Google pays $170m to settle YouTube child privacy claims The companies allegedly collected information of children viewing videos on YouTube by tracking users of channels that are directed at kids. YouTube has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and NY attorney general for allegedly violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA ), according to CNBC . [Full Article...]

Blindness Caused by a Diet of Junk Food

Blindness Caused by a Diet of Junk Food Physicians found he lacked vitamin B12 and vitamin D - which are found in offal, milk, fish and eggs - as well as a reduced bone mineral density and low levels of copper and selenium. The problem with nerve cells in the optic nerve is that they can't fix or regenerate, she said , so any nerve loss is permanent. Dr. Denize Atan , the study's lead author and Consultant Senior Lecturer in Ophthal... [Full Article...]

Texas gunman who killed 7 had been fired just hours before shootings

Texas gunman who killed 7 had been fired just hours before shootings Moving forward will be hard, Turner said "but with strength and a "whatever-it-takes" spirit we will show this community, our state and our nation, what it means to be West Texans". The shooting came at the end of an already violent month in Texas, where on August 3 a gunman in the border city of El Paso killed 22 people at a Walmart. [Full Article...]

Bills release running back LeSean McCoy

Bills release running back LeSean McCoy McCoy will now become an unrestricted free agent. In reaching the decision to cut McCoy, Beane said he made a few what he called "23rd-hour" attempts to trade the player. Both of his All-Pro nods came with the Eagles. A person with direct knowledge of the decision confirmed to The Associated Press that the Bills have released the 31-year-old veteran in a stunning move Saturday as National Foot... [Full Article...]

Here is how Barcelona will pay for Neymar transfer

Here is how Barcelona will pay for Neymar transfer The 27-year-old joined PSG for €222m two years ago and the Ligue 1 winners want to recoup as much of that fee as possible. The former Rennes winger has struggled to really assert himself since moving to Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in 2017 for £135m, suffering a number of injuries and scoring 18 goals in 66 games across all competitions. [Full Article...]

Related Illnesses Climb In New York, Including Locally

Related Illnesses Climb In New York, Including Locally Nationwide, the Center for Disease Control said they are investigating more than 194 cases with one reported death in IL. US public health officials warned Americans who aren't already smokers to avoid e-cigarettes and other vaping devices after a mysterious outbreak of a severe lung disease emerged in recent weeks, which has sickened at least 215 people across 25 states and been linked to a... [Full Article...]

Two West Nile Cases Reported In Montana

A mosquito pool is a group of mosquitoes caught and tested from a single trap. The mosquito sample was taken from the Cheshire area in northwest Flagstaff. Drain water from garbage cans, house gutters, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots or any other containers where sprinkler or rain water has collected. [Full Article...]

NY politicians comment on Gillibrand's exit from presidential race

NY politicians comment on Gillibrand's exit from presidential race Gillibrand, who made women's rights central to her presidential campaign , told The New York Times that she would endorse another candidate in the primary but did not commit to backing another woman. Her campaign started off soft, likely handicapped by her support for the resignation of Minnesota Senator Al Franken after a sexual harassment scandal. [Full Article...]

Second Ebola outbreak confirmed in western Uganda

Second Ebola outbreak confirmed in western Uganda She was quickly identified at the port of entry, isolated, and transferred to the Ebola unit at a local hospital where she is being managed, the statement said. "She was subsequently isolated and taken to Bwera hospital Ebola Treatment unit where she is now being managed", the statement adds. In one incident, family members assaulted health workers who were overseeing the burial of their relativ... [Full Article...]


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