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Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land'

A Boston doctor who has treated victims of the mystery vaping illness describes the frustration and horrors of trying to help patients some who die by "essentially drowning on dry land." (Sept. 13)       ...

Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land'

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What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials...
20:56, 09/06/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the c...
06:42, 09/11/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 sta...
05:28, 09/13/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials...
04:00, 09/07/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn ...
08:00, 09/16/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers After vaping what he thought was harmless marijuana, a Nassau County teen grew intensely nauseous — then ultimately spent two weeks in a medically induced coma in July. The 18-year-old, who asked The ...
01:56, 09/05/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in ...
08:14, 09/14/2019

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With...
18:14, 09/17/2019

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from o...
11:14, 09/17/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued ...
08:00, 08/24/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. N...
03:00, 09/14/2019

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping products."...
19:28, 09/18/2019

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluste...
23:42, 09/06/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
01:42, 09/15/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are f...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the ...
02:43, 09/18/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
20:14, 08/30/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is ea...
18:56, 09/19/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
18:14, 08/19/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A.....
05:56, 08/17/2019

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since the end of August. “With sadness, we report t...
01:28, 09/18/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
01:56, 09/06/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
16:28, 09/11/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Or...
23:42, 09/06/2019

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are...
01:28, 09/19/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case def...
01:28, 09/13/2019

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23:00, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluste...
21:56, 09/06/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, and Minnesota a fourth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
22:14, 09/06/2019

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
10:28, 09/06/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
02:00, 08/24/2019

Yet Another Person Has Died From Mystery Vaping Illness, Bringing Reported Death Toll to 7 As people continue to debate the causes of an acute lung illness linked to vaping—and the actions needed to stop it—victims are still dying. On Monday, health officials in Tulare County, California re...
23:28, 09/17/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing th...
12:56, 08/24/2019

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tuesday, as public health officials scrambled to under...
21:14, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
10:00, 09/07/2019

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
03:42, 09/07/2019

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning ...
03:42, 05/26/2019

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17:56, 07/15/2019

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10:14, 06/03/2019

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12:56, 09/13/2019

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Kontaveit withdraws from U.S. Open due to illness Anett Kontaveit withdrew from the U.S. Open singles on Saturday prior to her third-round match against Belinda Bencic due to an acute viral illness, organisers said....
23:56, 08/31/2019

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06:14, 05/22/2019

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19:14, 06/21/2019

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18:42, 08/08/2019

Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment (Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an important aspect of quality of life, researche...
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It’s time to change our approach to 'psychosomatic' illness Doctors have started making sense of a group of mystery conditions where people experience symptoms, but medical tests suggest nothing is physically wrong...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Sam Darnold sent home from Jets practice with illness The Jets will be missing some key faces at practice on Wednesday. Quarterback Sam Darnold will not practice after being sent home because he is dealing with strep throat, coach Adam Gase said. “He’s s...
21:00, 09/11/2019

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Ledecky illness shocks world championships Katie Ledecky's withdrawal from the 200 and 1,500 meters freestyle put a huge dampener on the third day of the world swimming championships in Gwangju with a major question mark now hanging over the u...
10:14, 07/23/2019

US Psychoanalysts Apologise For Labelling Homosexuality An Illness The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for......
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14:28, 06/21/2019

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14:42, 09/12/2019

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18:14, 04/28/2019

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17:00, 08/08/2019

Tunisia’s aging president hospitalized with serious illness TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s 92-year-old president has been taken to a military hospital after falling seriously ill. President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office announced the hospitalization ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
19:56, 07/18/2019

Bolsanaro stabber absolved for reasons of mental illness Judge rules to convert Adélio Bispo de Oliveira’s detention to internment in state medical facilityA man who stabbed the then Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the torso last year has...
15:56, 06/15/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven th...
00:42, 06/15/2019

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13:56, 09/17/2019

"Was Given 10 Years To Live": Super 30's Anand Kumar On Illness Currently receiving treatment for Acoustic Neuroma, a rare medical condition, Anand Kumar, 46, was told in 2014 that he may only have 10 years to live....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Illness from troubled DR resort will keep me medicated for life: tourist An Indiana woman said she became so ill at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort earlier this year that she’ll have to be on medication the rest of her life, according to a new report. Kris...
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DeepMind AI can predict kidney illness 48 hours before it occurs Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) kills 500,000 people in the US and 100,000 in the UK annually, often because it's not detected soon enough. Researchers want to use AI to change that. DeepMind, the Alph...
23:14, 07/31/2019

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness r...
04:28, 07/23/2019

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday ...
06:14, 07/22/2019

Suzann Pettersen forced out of first Solheim Cup morning by illness • Norwegian says she is ‘fine’ but misses foursomes• Korda sisters to make history as first siblings in Solheim CupSuzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of...
00:14, 09/13/2019

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
16:56, 06/27/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Focus on Mental Illness, Not Gun Control President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. Trump told suppo...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental in...
07:28, 06/15/2019

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22:14, 05/31/2019

Navy vet walks across country for homelessness, mental illness Armed with only a backpack and walking stick, an upstate ex-Navy man trekked 2,866 miles across the country on foot to raise money for veterans — braving snowstorms, shedding toenails and hearin...
06:14, 08/26/2019

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
23:56, 05/28/2019

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Dise...
23:28, 06/04/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up...
23:14, 06/10/2019

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
01:28, 05/23/2019

Fleetwood shrugs off illness to impress at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention to win the British Masters as a late stumble from Matt Wallace in the third round threw the Europe...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of th...
01:28, 06/12/2019

Derby winner Country House out of Preakness due to illness After being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness because of illness, ending any chance a Triple Crown this year. Trainer Bill Mott...
22:56, 05/07/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Gronholm out with illness; Duval gets Skoda Niclas Gronholm will miss World Rallycross's Spa-Francorchamps round through illness, while former World Rally Championship driver Francois Duval has been drafted in to race a Skoda Fabia at home....
17:42, 05/08/2019

Vaping As cigarette smoking declines worldwide, tobacco companies have turned to a new product line to make up for lost revenue: vaping devices. Using an e-cigarette, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine...
21:56, 06/25/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
08:00, 07/19/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Treat Esmé's Illness. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and trea...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Texas shooter bought gun in private sale, after ban due to mental illness: ABC The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rampage across West Texas on Saturday obtained the assault-style rifle used through a private sale after he was banned from having a firea...
05:56, 09/04/2019

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2...
01:14, 07/11/2019

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
06:00, 07/23/2019

TPD K9 Nova shows improvement after diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness TUCSON – A Tucson Police Department K9 is on the road to recovery after she was diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness. On July 27, Tucson Police K9 posted on their Facebook page that ...
14:14, 08/08/2019

Woods shakes off illness but makes slow start at Bethpage Tiger Woods cleared up the reason for his mysterious absence from Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship, revealing after Thursday's first round that he had not been feeling well....
21:28, 05/16/2019

Joel Embiid Emerges From Fog Of Illness, Leads 76ers To Game 6 Win Joel Embiid didn’t put up the hugest numbers in Thursday night’s Game 6, but if anything his pedestrian production underscores just how dominant Embiid can be when he’s not pooping out and coughing u...
09:42, 05/10/2019

Giants’ Mike Remmers sits due to illness, back issue The Giants’ five-man starting offensive line made it intact through training camp and the entire preseason, but there was a starter on the sideline during the first day of heavy preparation for the Co...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Katie Ledecky, Overcoming Illness, Qualifies for a Shot at Gold Ledecky, who has been sick for much of the world championships and had to withdraw from two races, finished the 800-meter freestyle qualifying heats just behind her American teammate Leah Smith....
08:14, 07/26/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Returns to Jail After Mystery Illness Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a hospital, where he was being treated for a mysterious illness, and returned to jail to finish serving time for organizing unauthorized pr...
00:00, 07/30/2019

Risk of foodborne illness ‘imminent’ at Rye amusement park: report The Dragon Coaster is not the only thing that could turn your stomach at Playland amusement park in Rye. Three years’ worth of inspections at the Westchester County-owned park have found potenti...
21:28, 05/04/2019

Michigan Warns Residents About Mosquito-Borne Illness After a Death Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, which is transmitted through a mosquito bite, after one man died and two people were confirmed infected....
19:14, 09/19/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
23:56, 05/08/2019

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
01:00, 08/06/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at world championships due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle prelims nor the 1,500-meter final at the world swimming championships due to illness.       ...
05:56, 07/23/2019

States Warn Residents About Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5 Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare virus transmitted through a mosquito bite, which has left at least five people dead in three states this year....
20:56, 09/19/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 200-meter freestyle at worlds due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships for medical reasons, the U.S. team announced.       ...
03:14, 07/23/2019

Mass shootings and mental illness in America. Inside the debate As Americans reel from a weekend punctured by two mass shootings and at least 33 lives lost, the issue of whether the tragedies were a product of access to firearms, unchecked mental illness or miscel...
00:14, 08/09/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
20:56, 05/25/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
01:28, 05/26/2019

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a ...
23:56, 06/21/2019

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Sydney stabbing suspect suffers from mental illness: lawyer A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defense against murder char...
07:28, 08/17/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, to...
04:00, 06/27/2019

‘Mystery illness’ leaves number of dogs dead in Norway Dog owners in Norway are being warned after a mysterious illness caused the death of a number canines in locations across the country, officials said Monday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said t...
10:28, 09/10/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
11:28, 08/17/2019

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
20:42, 08/16/2019

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources s...
19:28, 07/18/2019

Couple recounts ‘horrible’ illness at embattled Dominican resort A Philadelphia couple says they fell ill after being exposed to a strange smell at the embattled Dominican Republic resort where three tourists died — and now they want to caution others. Susie ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Color-changing metal may provide early sign of illness Enlarge (credit: Getty) Many of you will know that I mostly write about physics. My knowledge of human biology is limited to being reasonably certain that I have a body. At one point, some of my res...
03:42, 08/22/2019

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That’s according to testimony from a Vanderbilt U...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
21:56, 08/16/2019

NYPD Officer Raymond Harris dies of 9/11-related illness An NYPD officer has died as a result of 9/11-related illness, department officials said Thursday. Police Officer Raymond Harris, a veteran Brooklyn cop and 9/11 first responder, died on Sunday, the po...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
15:56, 06/04/2019

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's op...
14:28, 08/23/2019

Trump: we have to do something about vaping President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters the United States has a problem with vaping, and must do something about it, as he met with government officials at the White House about the emergin...
19:28, 09/11/2019

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths conne...
09:56, 09/13/2019

We Know Far Too Little About Vaping Risks A rash of vaping-related illnesses underscores the need for aggressive FDA regulation and oversight, without or without a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
14:42, 09/12/2019

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes...
20:00, 09/12/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
05:42, 09/16/2019

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day af...
01:42, 09/02/2019

Dozens of dogs have died in recent days from a mysterious illness in Norway The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has found that 25 dogs have died from the illness as of Sunday, which has caused vomiting and bloody diarrhea.        ...
21:14, 09/09/2019

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s su...
19:28, 08/16/2019

Hamilton plans sleeping-habit change to recover fully from illness Lewis Hamilton hopes to change his sleeping habits and shift to an even "healthier lifestyle" over Formula 1's summer break in a bid to recover fully from recent illness...
12:42, 08/06/2019

Trump moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid deadly illness outbreak President Trump said Wednesday that his administration will ban e-cigarette flavors, taking a step to address widespread concern as a mysterious lung illness spreads that appears linked to vaping devi...
23:00, 09/11/2019

Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard a doubt for England after missing training through illness Jesse Lingard has sat out of England training due to a minor illness as Gareth Soutgate prepares his side for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo....
16:56, 09/06/2019

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
15:56, 08/05/2019

Experts Criticize Marianne Williamson’s Views on Vaccines, Depression and Illness Health care experts say Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson‘s views on vaccines, antidepressants and other treatments could hurt public health efforts and stigmatize people wit...
19:56, 08/06/2019

‘Ferrari have an illness’: Hamilton grabs F1 German GP pole as Vettel falters • Briton dominates as Sebastian Vettel suffers mechanical failure• Max Verstappen qualifies second, Valtteri Bottas thirdIf one failure was unpalatable, a second in quick succession by Ferrari in qual...
05:56, 07/28/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, researc...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Japan arson suspect a convicted robber treated for mental illness: NHK The man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted for robbery and treated for mental illness, public broadcaster N...
14:56, 07/19/2019

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill” from a mystery illness in the Caribbean nation...
01:56, 06/19/2019

'Skinny' whale swam into San Francisco Bay to recover from illness, expert suggests Humpback that arrived two weeks ago appeared malnourishedWhale nicknamed Allie by locals showed no sign of major injury A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinat...
15:28, 06/19/2019

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbre...
20:42, 07/09/2019

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immig...
03:42, 06/13/2019

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the add...
01:42, 05/28/2019

Kanye West talks to David Letterman about Trump, Me Too and mental illness The two men discussed a number of hot-button topics from Me Too and mental illness to President Trump.        ...
16:28, 05/29/2019

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, t...
00:42, 06/05/2019

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
19:42, 06/04/2019

Nationals Manager Dave Martinez leaves game early because of illness Martinez went to a nearby hospital to be checked out Sunday. He is still expected to join the Nationals in St. Louis for a three-game series beginning Monday....
02:14, 09/16/2019

Margaret Trudeau on her JFL42 1-woman show and the struggle of mental illness Margaret Trudeau tackles serious topics in 'Certain Woman of an Age,' most notably the tragic death of her son and her lifelong battle with mental illness....
20:14, 09/18/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer...
19:56, 05/17/2019

Malaysia's last indigenous nomadic tribe threatened by deadly mystery illness Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their isolated rainforest home in the Malaysian state of ...
01:56, 06/12/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness due to illness Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified, will not race at the Preakness later this month due to illness.        ...
00:14, 05/08/2019

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ...
23:14, 06/07/2019

Scans show changes to brains of Havana U.S. embassy workers who reported illness Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences from a control group, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
03:56, 07/24/2019

How Stack Up uses video games to save veterans from mental illness and suicide Stack Up helps veterans and active military personnel deal with mental illness and suicide by providing video games. Stephen Machuga founded it in 2015.Read More...
20:14, 05/19/2019

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
03:56, 06/14/2019

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open for second successive year due to illness Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open, just days after saying the clay-court tournament 'sucks' in comparison to Wimbledon....
05:28, 05/25/2019

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and l...
23:42, 09/10/2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Health officials have recommended that people refrain from using e-cigarettes as they investigate a severe lung illness that has killed seven people. Here are some things to consider....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “...
09:42, 08/15/2019

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
21:28, 08/28/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research sh...
10:14, 06/25/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cig...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
18:28, 09/12/2019

Tom Daley on how fatherhood helped him fight back from injury and illness to brink of world No1 Concussion, pneumonia, a glandular fever-esque illness and a shin problem; last season was a never-ending catalogue of physical setbacks for Tom Daley....
21:56, 05/17/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
04:56, 05/24/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
23:56, 05/30/2019

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California....
18:42, 05/08/2019

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itch...
22:28, 05/22/2019

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across t...
01:56, 08/30/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
20:28, 07/19/2019

Patient in Sarepta gene therapy trial develops serious illness; shares plunge Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 12% after a notice from the U.S. health agency showed a patient in an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy was reporte...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital sta...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Watch: Roger Federer cruises, No. 4 Kiki Bertens out with illness at French Open Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris....
23:42, 05/29/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions ...
01:56, 05/27/2019

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention di...
23:42, 09/06/2019

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
10:00, 09/07/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is...
22:28, 08/22/2019

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associ...
22:56, 09/18/2019

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the ...
04:42, 09/18/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
00:28, 08/24/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
04:14, 06/14/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials ...
23:15, 08/13/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study sugg...
06:56, 08/14/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
14:56, 08/20/2019

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional ciga...
08:14, 09/12/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A stat...
18:42, 07/23/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
21:28, 08/05/2019

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
16:42, 08/16/2019

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental breakdown after attempting to harness the power of a ...
03:42, 08/03/2019

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he c...
00:42, 06/12/2019

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
04:42, 08/06/2019

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
16:56, 08/22/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: ‘They Don’t Care to Know the Whole Story’ Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, said he has struggled with mental i...
05:00, 08/09/2019

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases...
05:42, 08/25/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
21:28, 09/06/2019

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people aro...
12:00, 09/07/2019

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It ...
14:28, 09/15/2019

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
00:56, 09/19/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, includi...
00:14, 09/14/2019

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lu...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products ...
17:56, 08/30/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its late...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there...
12:14, 05/31/2019

'The squad' goes on fact-free vaping rant On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country's largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged "epidemic"...
02:14, 07/26/2019

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as s...
09:56, 09/13/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about...
04:56, 08/23/2019

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his administration was considering a ban on flavored vaping products, amid a growing outbreak of severe lung disease in the US that has claimed at least six lives....
20:14, 09/11/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social med...
22:28, 06/07/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are...
03:28, 08/31/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
00:42, 04/29/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
12:00, 08/21/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ for online promotions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are targeting four vaping companies for inappropriately pushing their flavored nicotine products through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites...
17:56, 06/07/2019

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesUS health officials are reporting what could be the country’s first death linked to vaping.The offi...
15:42, 08/24/2019

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes ...
23:56, 09/12/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
19:14, 09/19/2019

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ...
12:42, 09/11/2019

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness ...
03:28, 07/02/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
17:56, 07/25/2019

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
17:28, 08/17/2019

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Se...
16:56, 09/06/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in rece...
17:00, 09/17/2019

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
03:56, 09/12/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
03:00, 09/13/2019

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to...
01:28, 09/13/2019

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
22:42, 09/17/2019

NY vaping community fumes over Cuomo’s proposed flavored e-cig ban Members of the vaping community protested Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday saying the move will cut thousands of jobs and will force long-time smokers, who used flavored vapes ...
01:56, 09/18/2019

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning tho...
04:42, 09/12/2019

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults wit...
02:43, 09/18/2019

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a ...
08:00, 09/16/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
20:56, 09/10/2019

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show....
21:14, 09/12/2019

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
16:28, 09/15/2019

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially ...
10:00, 09/07/2019

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
07:14, 09/07/2019

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint i...
00:28, 09/07/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matt...
05:28, 09/14/2019

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last mo...
01:00, 09/12/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be rel...
08:00, 08/24/2019

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
15:28, 08/08/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
05:14, 07/02/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the pr...
22:28, 08/20/2019

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider ...
17:14, 05/26/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:14, 05/21/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit la...
17:14, 08/21/2019

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a ma...
13:56, 08/27/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be rel...
01:14, 08/22/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers mo...
03:56, 07/16/2019

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:28, 08/22/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same ...
03:56, 06/08/2019

CDC reports 153 possible cases of vaping-related illnesses, many involving THC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 possible cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, and many are tied to THC.        ...
22:56, 08/22/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have require...
11:42, 08/23/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dyi...
03:42, 08/25/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public ...
23:42, 08/24/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
00:56, 08/22/2019

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use have led many to start questioning the safety of “...
09:56, 09/05/2019

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
17:56, 09/04/2019

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
18:56, 09/02/2019

Authorities: Man upset about vaping cracked brother’s skull LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man struck his 15-year-old brother in the head in northwestern Indiana because he was upset about the teen vaping indoors, causing a skull fracture that led to h...
17:56, 06/21/2019

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (...
23:00, 08/29/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
01:00, 08/16/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)   &#...
23:00, 08/29/2019

UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. ...
19:42, 07/30/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
06:14, 09/14/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to...
04:00, 08/23/2019

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
02:14, 09/14/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
08:28, 06/09/2019

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: a rise in bl...
23:00, 09/17/2019

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nico...
00:00, 09/17/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six d...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the industry....
15:42, 09/11/2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
00:00, 08/24/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young a...
21:42, 08/22/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to...
21:42, 07/26/2019

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medica...
12:14, 06/10/2019

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco...
20:00, 09/12/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the ...
19:56, 08/19/2019

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesse...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
03:28, 06/28/2019

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettes. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concerns following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses lin...
10:42, 09/12/2019

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control a...
07:14, 09/17/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older...
05:14, 07/02/2019

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
07:00, 09/12/2019

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks from vaping, part of a multi-pronged effort to combat what he called a "youth epidemic," but said he lacked authorit...
02:00, 09/17/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, say...
18:14, 07/02/2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration h...
07:14, 08/22/2019

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not be...
04:42, 09/11/2019

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas healt...
03:28, 09/11/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and v...
17:14, 09/07/2019

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for other sources of revenue....
13:00, 08/28/2019

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
08:28, 09/19/2019

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters occurring in Canada....
03:00, 08/29/2019

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electr...
18:56, 09/19/2019

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% th...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital o...
15:56, 09/04/2019

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape ...
21:56, 09/06/2019

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin threatened acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
00:28, 09/07/2019

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis insiders are only shocked by one thing: how long the c...
11:28, 09/19/2019

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WAT...
01:42, 09/07/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, publ...
18:28, 05/29/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and proba...
19:42, 09/19/2019

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five de...
06:00, 09/10/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
16:56, 09/18/2019

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
05:28, 09/18/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment conf...
22:00, 09/10/2019

Alabama probes 5 cases of lung disease tied to vaping MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Public Health says it’s investigating five reports of potentially severe lung disease associated with electronic cigarettes or vaping. The departmen...
16:28, 09/10/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
03:42, 05/31/2019

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told reporters on a ca...
22:56, 09/19/2019

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
03:00, 09/16/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
01:28, 09/14/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive sa...
12:56, 05/07/2019

Romney, Merkley introduce bill that would tax vaping industry and ban flavored e-cigarettes The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing teen vaping....
22:56, 09/19/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled...
18:28, 07/24/2019

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's just not true....
12:56, 07/08/2019

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of ...
05:56, 09/14/2019

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
22:28, 09/19/2019

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban e-cigarette sales to curb teen vaping The measure has been criticized by e-cigarette makers and some public health officials who question whether there’s any real benefit to banning the products while cigarettes are still widely sold....
19:14, 06/26/2019

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
20:42, 06/21/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader J...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnin...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scot...
19:28, 05/30/2019

Brothers charged in massive counterfeit ring that made THC vaping cartridges Two brothers in Wisconsin have been charged in a large-scale counterfeit ring that manufactured thousands of THC vaping cartridges a day – believed to be one of the largest of its kind nationwide, aut...
19:28, 09/17/2019

Vaping Flavorpocalypse Comes to New York as State Health Authorities Order Emergency Ban The New York state Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council approved an emergency ban of all vaping products with flavors other than tobacco or menthol—and have doubtless start...
07:28, 09/18/2019

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with...
17:56, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health conce...
18:42, 09/18/2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into ...
18:42, 09/18/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very ...
00:56, 05/21/2019

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
23:56, 06/17/2019

Wisconsin brothers charged with operating counterfeit vaping cartridge operation Tyler and Jacob Huffhines ran an operation that cranked out 3,000 to 5,000 counterfeit vaping cartridges each day, authorities say.        ...
16:42, 09/17/2019

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
10:28, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electr...
14:00, 09/19/2019

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and...
18:28, 09/19/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
20:42, 06/07/2019

Michigan will be first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will ban online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but the restriction does not apply to tobacco flavors.       ...
21:28, 09/04/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illino...
04:00, 08/25/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illino...
06:28, 08/24/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Update 8/23/2019 3pm ET: In a press br...
22:00, 08/23/2019

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school...
16:56, 09/11/2019

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Hea...
22:14, 09/11/2019

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
23:28, 09/11/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of seve...
19:56, 08/19/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possib...
21:28, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five de...
06:28, 09/10/2019

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who re...
23:00, 08/26/2019

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
18:14, 09/04/2019

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials identified 450 possible illnesses in 33 states, and said no single device, liquid or ingredient has been tied to themUS health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they fig...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
10:42, 08/31/2019

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administ...
17:56, 08/30/2019

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette.Read more......
21:28, 08/29/2019

Teen hospitalized for ‘vaping-induced’ injury has warning for young users An Illinois teen issued a stern warning to youngsters from his hospital bed to stop vaping — saying the habit has left his lungs looking like those of a man more than 50 years older. Adam Hergen...
20:56, 09/05/2019

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
21:28, 08/28/2019

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its high....
00:00, 09/09/2019

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
21:14, 09/12/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
03:00, 09/13/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the co...
12:56, 09/13/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
20:56, 09/05/2019

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping...
19:01, 09/13/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage an...
20:28, 07/26/2019

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied to use of the products, with another under investiga...
23:14, 09/06/2019

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American tribe...
17:56, 09/09/2019

U.S. health officials not ready to blame illnesses on street-bought vaping devices The agency is recommending that people refrain from the use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device until there is more conclusive evidence of a cause, she said in an interview....
00:00, 09/11/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
16:56, 05/16/2019

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
04:56, 09/15/2019

Alabama school removes bathroom stall doors to stop students from vaping Privacy, schmivacy. An Alabama high school has come up with an interesting way to stop students from vaping on campus — by taking the doors off the bathroom stalls. “Me, as a parent, personally, I thi...
06:28, 09/09/2019

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic c...
06:28, 09/09/2019

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb....
21:14, 09/12/2019

Juul Rep Visited a Classroom and Told Teens Vaping Is 'Totally Safe,' for Some Reason There’s a lot of debate about what belongs in the classroom—but it’s safe to say Juul doesn’t. However, two teens testified in Congress on Wednesday that a Juul representative had, in fact, visited th...
02:42, 07/26/2019

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into reha...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the...
11:56, 09/12/2019

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Serv...
00:14, 09/13/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of H...
03:28, 08/16/2019

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of...
19:42, 09/12/2019

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products will stay on the market until “we see some facts.” ...
18:42, 08/28/2019

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's pr...
18:42, 09/09/2019

Vaping fears prompt Alabama high school to remove bathroom stall doors Educators at an Alabama high school have removed some of the stall doors in the building's bathroom in an effort to stop students from vaping in rest rooms....
20:14, 09/09/2019

Vaping: Wisconsin doctors describe how they uncovered sudden surge of mystery lung illnesses Doctors discovered the sick teens had all vaped through extensive tests and interviews, often needing to separate young patients from their parents.        ...
00:14, 09/18/2019

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a Congressional hearing on Thursday. Lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in a teen vaping "epidemic."...
21:56, 07/25/2019

Probe into vaping-linked illnesses turns up form of vitamin E from skin creams [Updated] Enlarge / Some of the black-market vaping products that have been found to contain vitamin E acetate, according to the New York State Department of Health. (credit: Flicrk | New York State Department ...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
10:28, 06/14/2019

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly popular way of consuming marijuana, which many con...
00:00, 09/07/2019

California governor who called youth vaping an ‘epidemic’ orders public awareness campaign Governor Gavin Newsom, acting a day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, became the latest politician seeking to crack down on e-cigarettes and other electro...
07:42, 09/17/2019

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
22:14, 08/28/2019

Couple recounts nightmare illness at same Dominican Resort resort where 3 died A Colorado couple says they came down with a nightmare illness at the same Dominican Republic resort where three guests died — and now they’re warning others about their visit. Kaylynn Knull and...
22:56, 06/06/2019

An Instagram-famous 'fit mom' got her breast implants removed and told followers they gave her ‘breast implant illness’ Shutterstock Maria Kang, a self-described "fit mom" with over 75K Instagram followers, recently shared a post about her decision to remove her breast implants. Kang said the decision was difficult be...
07:14, 08/03/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
19:00, 08/15/2019

With teenage vaping at all time high, schools are turning to 'vape detectors' to snuff out secret smokers Soter Technologies With concerns over teenage vaping at an all-time high, schools all around the country are starting to embrace vape detectors, which are capable of detecting vape smoke that normal ...
00:14, 09/14/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
19:42, 09/06/2019

Trump Mulls Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Rise in Deadly Lung Disease Linked to Vaping An alarming rise in a mysterious and sometimes deadly lung disease linked to vaping has the Trump administration gunning for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to at least discourage young peo...
03:56, 09/12/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
19:01, 09/13/2019

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation a...
22:14, 09/09/2019

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prom...
22:00, 09/18/2019

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, ...
02:56, 09/07/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange clust...
08:28, 08/03/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the F...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
10:14, 08/29/2019

Vaping, juice cleanses, fitness trackers: Some 'healthy' trends are riskier than you think These recent fads are widely believed to be healthy — or at least a healthier alternative to risky behavior. Many experts tell a different story.        ...
06:14, 07/05/2019

'Stranger Things' star David Harbour: Blaming shootings on mental illness is 'cowardly' "Stranger Things" star David Harbour shared his own experience with mental illness on Twitter, saying, "I am a card carrying member."        ...
05:28, 08/09/2019

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
08:14, 09/13/2019

'I'm too high. Something's wrong.' Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marijuana.        ...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Attacks on Saudi were a 'rude awakening' for the oil market The plant in Abqaiq is the "crown jewel" of Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, and Bob McNally of Rapidan Energy Group says he is "disappointed, but not surprised" that attackers got through the oilf...
13:28, 09/17/2019

Oil price spike hasn't affected asset allocation in Asia: BNP Paribas Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas says the impact of the oil price spike was seen in the currencies of India and Indonesia. Still, he says he hasn't changed asset allocations in Asia in part be...
13:28, 09/17/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski to testify at impeachment hearing Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, is due to testify in Congress on Tuesday despite a White House effort to prevent him from talking about Trump's...
14:14, 09/17/2019

Hospitals Indulging In Fraud Will Be Named And Shamed, Says Harsh Vardhan Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that names of hospitals found involved in any kind of fraudulent practices in the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme will be put up on its official website...
14:14, 09/17/2019

Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows not to believe everything you read. But scroll through Google search results and you’ll find yourself confronted with ads masquerading as news ar...
15:00, 09/17/2019

3Q: Scientists shave estimate of neutrino’s mass in half An international team of scientists, including researchers at MIT, has come closer to pinning down the mass of the elusive neutrino. These ghost-like particles permeate the universe and yet are though...
15:28, 09/17/2019

Baltic index falls on weaker rates across vessels The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, extended its losses for the ninth consecutive session on Tuesday due to lower demand across ve...
15:28, 09/17/2019

NFL Power Rankings: Saints, Panthers take big tumbles SportsPulse: The fact that Drew Brees can't grip a football and Cam Newton can't really throw a football right now have these NFC South contenders taking a tumble in the latest power rankings.  &...
16:14, 09/17/2019

U.S., Japan reach initial trade agreement, Trump says President Donald Trump notified Congress Monday that he plans to enter into a trade agreement with Japan after negotiating with the Asian ally for nearly a year....
17:28, 09/17/2019

Can you pack Taylor Swift’s London tour into a day? The singer claims it would take three years to complete the itinerary in her new song London Boy. We try it in under 24 hours“I saw the dimples first and then I heard the accent,” trills Taylor Swift ...
17:28, 09/17/2019

Gartner Hype Cycle: 5 key emerging trends TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with a Gartner analyst about tech trends, including advanced AI analytics, sensing immobility, and more. He also discusses deepfakes and low-Earth orbit satellites....
18:14, 09/17/2019

General Motors strike not likely to be resolved anytime soon: experts On this General Motors and the United Auto Workers agree — the strike that sent 50,000 workers out on the picket lines Monday is not likely to be over anytime soon. Both sides are talking, but both si...
18:14, 09/17/2019

Kevin Hart faces $60 million lawsuit over 2017 Las Vegas hotel room recording Kevin Hart was named in a $60 million lawsuit by Montia Sabbag from a 2017 incident in which she and Hart were filmed in a Las Vegas hotel room.        ...
18:14, 09/17/2019

Sean Spicer brushes off 'DWTS' backlash: 'I've been living this for a while' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed backlash to his participation on 'Dancing With the Stars' after Monday's season opener.        ...
18:42, 09/17/2019

Swinson talks up chances of being PM - and would create minister for happiness Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has talked up their chances of winning a general election - and she would appoint a minister for happiness upon becoming prime minister....
19:00, 09/17/2019

Russian volcano eruption has caused rare purple sunsets all over the world Volcanic eruptions can often be devastating to nearby regions, but a remote volcano in Russia is responsible for some beautiful sunsets, according to researchers....
20:14, 09/17/2019

Ralph Friedgen, back in fold with Maryland, will be honored during Penn State game Terps Coach Michael Locksley, who once worked under Friedgen, has strengthened the school's frayed ties to Friedgen, who won 75 games in 10 seasons as head coach....
20:42, 09/17/2019

Iran charges three Australians with espionage Two travel bloggers and an academic have been detained without charges for weeks. Now, they stand accused of photographing military sites and spying for a foreign power....
21:14, 09/17/2019

EU Parliament backs France's Lagarde as next ECB chief The nod from EU lawmakers paves the way for Lagarde to take up the post with the European Central Bank in November. Once formally confirmed, she will be the ECB's first female president....
21:14, 09/17/2019

Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox virus somehow hasn’t triggered the apocalypse… yet Scientists studying deadly pathogens have to be extremely careful to ensure troublesome viruses and bacteria don’t somehow make it out of their controlled environments. That means donning lots o...
22:14, 09/17/2019

Hammer time: US construction index at record high, more work than workers Optimism in the U.S. construction industry has reached a record high, with builders forced to push off work because finding help is difficult due to the historic unemployment low....
22:14, 09/17/2019

Scientists struggling to figure out age of Saturn’s rings Saturn’s rings may be shining as bright as ever, but the debate over how old they are has rekindled following a new study. The research, published in Nature Astronomy, suggests that even though ...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Oil prices dip ahead of Saudi minister briefing on drone attacks Oil prices dipped by more than 7% on Tuesday - after a major spike on Monday following drone attacks on key installations in Saudi Arabia at the weekend....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Pizza Hut blesses junk food fans with ‘Cheez-It Pizza’ Ever wonder what you’d get if a Cheez-It cracker mated with a Hot Pocket? The answer is Pizza Hut’s new Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza. It’s the latest high-octane snack hybrid that nobody e...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Brazil slashes environmental protection budget as Amazon burns Brazil’s government has begun legal procedures to transfer all employees out of three of the state’s four federal environmental protection offices, which are in charge of defending the rainforest....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Extinction Rebellion stage funeral at London fashion week finale The activist group focused on fast fashion as a major factor in the climate crisis and called for drastic reformThe end of London fashion week was somewhat sombre on Tuesday evening. It culminated in ...
23:56, 09/17/2019

So hot it hurts: London fashion week in the age of climate activism The trends at Britain’s biggest fashion event? Pre-loved clothes, designer rentals, retro looks you can source in your attic and the end of single-use coathangersAs irony would have it, the Sunday of ...
23:56, 09/17/2019

US bomb-sniffing dogs die from neglect in Jordan despite warnings, inspector general probe finds At least 10 highly skilled explosive detection canines (EDCs) sent by the U.S. to Jordan have died from negligence and poor treatment between 2008 and 2016, and two more since then, while dozens of ot...
23:56, 09/17/2019

The climate cost of air conditioning To survive a warming world, we’ll need more air conditioning. But it’s a catch-22: The more energy we use, the hotter it gets.        ...
00:14, 09/18/2019

Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez charged with soliciting teen girl for sex Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on charges that he solicited a teenage girl for sex, according to authorities. Vazquez, 28, is accused of repeatedly sending explicit imag...
00:14, 09/18/2019

Amazon Music Streaming Goes High-Definition Amazon is introducing a high-resolution version of its music service, making it the first major subscription-streaming player to offer digital sound quality at CD quality or better....
00:42, 09/18/2019

Alleged drug-dealing grandma, two others charged in NJ laundromat murder An alleged pill-peddling grandmother known as “Mama Dean” was one of three people who used the same handgun to kill a young man and wound a teen at a New Jersey laundromat, according to a report. Eude...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Couple busted with $1.25M in cocaine on cruise ship blames ‘Jamaican man’ An elderly British couple busted on a luxury cruise ship with nearly $1.25 million worth of cocaine is dumping the blame on a mystery Jamaican businessman they call “Lee,” according to a new report. R...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious....
02:44, 09/18/2019

Sean Spicer makes Dancing With The Stars debut as he performs salsa in neon green ruffled shirt Donald Trump's former press secretary Sean Spicer has made his Dancing With The Stars debut while performing the salsa wearing a neon green ruffled shirt....
04:14, 09/18/2019

Missing mother and her four children all found dead, sheriff says Levi Strickland was picking berries in Brantley County, Georgia, on Sunday night when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He ran over toward the noise to find a crashed van -- and an overpowering...
04:42, 09/18/2019

New York bans most flavors of e-cigarettes New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban would stand for 90 days as a piece of emergency leg...
04:42, 09/18/2019

Hulu hackathon leads to eye-tracking controls for Roku Of the 40 project ideas that came out of Hulu's annual hackathon this summer, more than a quarter addressed the needs of users with disabilities. Today, Hulu shared some of those accessibility-fo...
05:00, 09/18/2019

Afghan president sees his chance after collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country, but upcoming electio...
05:28, 09/18/2019