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Government To Restrict Vape Sales After Deaths, Illnesses

Government To Restrict Vape Sales After Deaths, Illnesses Tom Safranek, the company's infectious illness specialist. Vaping-related injuries have now been reported in nearly every state. As GoLocal wrote, those products are already banned from being sold to anyone under 18. And on Tuesday, Los Angeles County banned flavored forms of e-cigarettes - echoing a move made recently by MI and the state of NY. Eighty percent of the MA cases reported to t... [Full Article...]

New research provokes controversy over eating red meat

New research provokes controversy over eating red meat The advice - which immediately drew a sharp reaction from other experts - added that adults should also "continue current processed meat consumption ". "This report will confuse the public", she said. "The panel opted to consider personal preferences along with cancer and cardiovascular outcomes but not to take into account environmental and animal welfare issues when making their recommenda... [Full Article...]

Collins Resigns Seat Ahead of Changing Plea

Collins Resigns Seat Ahead of Changing Plea Cuomo will likely set one in the coming months. Collins was the first sitting member of the House of Representatives to endorse President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2016 election and has been an ardent supporter ever since. He won reelection last fall in New York's 27th Congressional District while under indictment. On Aug. 8, 2018 , Geoffrey S. Berman, the US attorney for the Southe... [Full Article...]

Health Tip: Seasonal Flu Vaccine Fast Facts

Health Tip: Seasonal Flu Vaccine Fast Facts The World Health Organization (WHO) took the decision to select two new influenza virus strains out of the four contained in quadrivalent influenza vaccines . It then takes many months and considerable amounts of money to make the annual seasonal influenza vaccine . "We look forward to this event every year because it allows us the opportunity to get out into the community to administer as man... [Full Article...]

ScanVan offers free mammograms for breast cancer awareness

ScanVan offers free mammograms for breast cancer awareness During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month , our Nation honors the courage and strength of the over 3.4 million Americans who are battling this bad disease and remembers loved ones whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. "It was overwhelming because we didn't have a family history". Mary, 58, who is undergoing treatment, said she can not wait to take part. The tumour was removed w... [Full Article...]

Impeachment Poll: 55% Support Inquiry into Trump Impeachment

Impeachment Poll: 55% Support Inquiry into Trump Impeachment While the whistleblower's attorneys wouldn't elaborate on what those resources are, they strenuously denied their client is under federal protection as reported Sunday by CBS' " 60 Minutes ". "In addition, I want to meet not only my accuser , who presented SECOND & THIRD HAND INFORMATION, but also the person who illegally gave this information, which was largely incorrect, to the 'Whistleblower, ... [Full Article...]

U.S. House impeachment inquiry to intensify; Trump remains defiant

U.S. House impeachment inquiry to intensify; Trump remains defiant Republicans have generally stood behind Trump , but in an administration beset by near-constant turnover and turmoil, some former White House officials began to venture criticism. Other topics in the cartoons this week include the United Nations climate conference, where Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg berated world leaders for not keeping their promises on reducing greenhouse gases; vaping bans;... [Full Article...]

Whistleblower in Ukraine scandal under federal protection

Whistleblower in Ukraine scandal under federal protection The July 25 phone call came shortly after the United States froze almost $400 million in aid to Ukraine , prompting concern that Trump was using the taxpayer money already approved by Congress as leverage for his personal political gain. There is no evidence of wrongdoing by Joe or Hunter Biden. Mr Trump has responded to those claims with scorn, calling members of the opposition party "savages"... [Full Article...]

Another school district is suing e-cigarette maker

Another school district is suing e-cigarette maker A top Trump administration official pledged Friday to use all of the government's regulatory and enforcement power "to stop the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use". Crosthwaite served as Altria's chief growth officer. "I have long believed in a future where adult smokers overwhelmingly choose alternative products like JUUL". [Full Article...]

Multiple pharmas pull ranitidine stomach drugs amid growing cancer scare

Multiple pharmas pull ranitidine stomach drugs amid growing cancer scare While the drug, popularly indicated for acidity, has been sold without any issue in pharmacies so far, companies that have it in their over-the-counter portfolio as well as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) are still evaluating the impact. [Full Article...]

Early Season Storm Forecast

Early Season Storm Forecast The NWS warned that travel would be "hazardous" due to snow and there is the potential of "life-threatening" backcountry conditions. Cold temperatures and wind chills are also expected Sunday in the Northern Rockies and the Pacific Northwest. [Full Article...]

Study finds billions of plastic particles released by tea bags

Study finds billions of plastic particles released by tea bags That's the takeaway from a new study at Canada's McGill University , reports the BBC . She dispatched her pupil Laura Hernandez to buy some tea luggage from shops within the space and convey them again to the lab. There, they might see particles of various sizes, some a little bit bigger, some frighteningly small. Although Tufenkji declined to call the manufacturers they used for concern o... [Full Article...]

Warren Brushes Past Biden in National Poll

Warren Brushes Past Biden in National Poll The Warren bounce comes at the expense of Mr. Biden , whose aura of electability is eroding, and Mr. Sanders , who is failing to re-create the magic of 2016 when he finished in a statistical tie with Hillary Clinton in Iowa and easily defeated her in New Hampshire by winning 60% of the primary vote . [Full Article...]

Health officials announce 12th human case of EEE in MA

Health officials announce 12th human case of EEE in MA Aerial spraying to combat the fast-spreading mosquito-borne illness will occur in 14 counties, beginning at 8:30 p.m. September 27. Although the plan is to spray from Sunday night to Monday morning, state officials said the timing could change depending on weather. [Full Article...]

Poll Suggests Warren Fares Better than Biden in Trump Matchup

Poll Suggests Warren Fares Better than Biden in Trump Matchup Warren jumped to 27% support among Democrats and independents in the early voting state of New Hampshire, a Monmouth University poll released on Tuesday showed, a 19 percentage point rise since May. Sanders was third with 19%, while Kamala Harris, in her home state, was fourth with 8%. Each had the support of 1 percent of respondents in TSL's previous poll. [Full Article...]

Health department confirms first case of vaping-associated lung injury in Oklahoma

Health department confirms first case of vaping-associated lung injury in Oklahoma There have been 27 reported cases this year, according to the agency. Dukes says state health officials earlier this month asked health care providers to report any cases of severe pulmonary disease of unknown origin and a history of recent e-cigarette use or vaping. [Full Article...]

State health officials offer update on vaping-related illnesses in Delaware

State health officials offer update on vaping-related illnesses in Delaware A Tulsa County resident has been identified as the first in Oklahoma to be diagnosed with a serious lung injury related to vaping. "There have been 805 cases of lung injury reported from 46 states and 1 USA territory". That number is up from the 530 cases that the agency reported last week. "The public is advised to consider refraining from using all e-cigarette and vaping products while the inv... [Full Article...]

Impossible Burger hits Wegmans, Fairway Market grocery stores

Impossible Burger hits Wegmans, Fairway Market grocery stores Burger King sells Impossible Whoppers to all of its USA locations and Tim Horton's sells variations of Beyond Meat-based sandwiches in select Canadian markets. Even Nestlé is hard at work developing its own fake meat products - it has spent more than $5 million to renovate its facilities to focus on products like the wheat-gluten-based Benevolent Bacon. [Full Article...]

Second Death Reported From EEE Virus

Second Death Reported From EEE Virus A total of 35 MA communities are now considered at critical risk of the mosquito-borne virus, while 40 are at high risk, and 128 at moderate risk. Earlier this month, the Rhode Island Department of Health announced the death of an adult in their 50s from West Warwick. [Full Article...]

Trump call details that sparked impeachment inquiry released

Trump call details that sparked impeachment inquiry released Per usual, Trump had a lot of meaningless adjectives to boost himself up and zero evidence to back the blame he was placing on Joe Biden , the former vice president and current presidential candidate Trump advised Ukraine to investigate (per TPM ). [Full Article...]


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