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MI reports its first suspected vaping-related death

Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive and chief deputy for health. No other details were released. In Michigan, there have been 30 confirmed or probable vaping-related lung injury case...

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Warren relies on small donors to raise $24.6 million

Warren relies on small donors to raise $24.6 million

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a Town Hall at Keene State College on September 25, 2019 in Keene, New Hampshire. On Friday, progressive Democrats celebrated the apparent success of Warren an...

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren targets ‘excessive lobbying’ with new tax plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren targets ‘excessive lobbying’ with new tax plan

Warren's plan would impose a 35 percent tax on companies that spend between $500,000 and $1 million on lobbying annually. Warren, one of the first 2020 hopefuls to eschew lobbyist donations, said fu...

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250 million kids will be obese by 2030, new study says

However, the report says none of the participating countries would meet it-four out of five of them actually have a less than 10% chance of doing so. But the federation's analysis concluded that 80 ...

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Why fathers-to-be should stop drinking months before conception

Why fathers-to-be should stop drinking months before conception

The first study into the effect of men's boozing on unborn children found drinking in the run-up to conception could raise the risks of heart problems by up to 44%. They added there was not signific...

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State Police begin selling pink patches for breast cancer

State Police begin selling pink patches for breast cancer

MDC T President and a cancer survivor, Thokozani Khuphe, who is also the founder of the Thokozani Khuphe Cancer Foundation (TKCF), has also urged women and men to go for early cancer screening every m...

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Trump publicly asks China to investigate Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry

Trump publicly asks China to investigate Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry

There has been no evidence of wrongdoing by Joe Biden or his son. New York Rep. Lee Zeldin updates reporters outside of a closed-door interview with Kurt Volker , a former special envoy to Ukraine,...

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Trump calls for impeachment inquiry lead to be arrested for 'treason'

Trump calls for impeachment inquiry lead to be arrested for 'treason'

President Donald Trump speaks during news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Washington. "I can't imagine a series of f...

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Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes

Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes

Brandon Larsen, a surgical pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, said in a hospital press release. The new research comes as at least 805 cases of vaping-related lung injury have sprung up ac...

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Pelosi: Impeachment Vote on Trump Is Not Inevitable

Pelosi: Impeachment Vote on Trump Is Not Inevitable

He even led the charge, consistently being quoted that Trump's impeachment was a matter of "when, not if", even when others, including me, had started to give up on the prospects of it actually happen...

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Heartburn Drugs Pulled From Shelves After FDA Cancer Warning

Heartburn Drugs Pulled From Shelves After FDA Cancer Warning

CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in the country, said over the weekend it was suspending sale of Zantac and other products which contain ranitidine until further notice. NDMA is among the nitrosamine i...

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3rd Connecticut resident dies of eastern equine encephalitis

3rd Connecticut resident dies of eastern equine encephalitis

EEE is rare and serious illness transmitted to humans by a mosquito bite and had already killed at least at least nine people in the USA in 2019. The CDC also confirmed Tuesday that a resident of Co...

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State says 128,000 acres in MI sprayed for EEE on September 30

State says 128,000 acres in MI sprayed for EEE on September 30

Spraying is to be done by low-flying aircraft beginning in the early evening and continuing up until 4:30 a.m. the next day. The state has postponed aerial mosquito spraying scheduled for Wednesday,...

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Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes: U.S. study

Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes: U.S. study

Yasmeen Butt, a pulmonary pathologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and one of the study's lead authors, said in a phone interview. Dr Laura Crotty Alexander, a pulmonologist who studies vaping at Uni...

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Few hours of sleep and chronic disease is deadly combo

Few hours of sleep and chronic disease is deadly combo

Does inducing sleep by medical or behavioural therapy delay death? Until the end of 2016, have been reported 512 deaths, where a quarter of them caused by cancer, and a third - heart disease or stro...

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Video to improve breast cancer awareness in women of Timor-Leste

She added that the fund also assisted with biopsies and radiation treatments for those without health insurance. The video includes an introduction to the dedicated team of specialist breast cancer ...

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Biden Proposes Assault Weapon Ban, Gun Buybacks

Biden Proposes Assault Weapon Ban, Gun Buybacks

Create an assault weapons owner registry: Those who choose to keep their legally-owned assault weapons would be required to register them with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives....

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CVS pulls heartburn drugs because of cancer worries

This decision comes as the Ministry says it has become aware of the presence of low levels of a genotoxic nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), in ranitidine preparations, through repor...

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CDC warns hunters that deer can transmit tuberculosis to humans Featured

CDC warns hunters that deer can transmit tuberculosis to humans Featured

A man from MI came up with a case of pulmonary tuberculosis in 2017, after over 20 years of hunting. The man had never visited countries with endemic tuberculosis, had not consumed unpasteurized mil...

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Johnson & Johnson settles US$24 mil opioid lawsuits to avoid federal trial

Johnson & Johnson settles US$24 mil opioid lawsuits to avoid federal trial

With most drugmakers out of the initial trial, it could mean less focus on how they marketed powerful painkillers to doctors and more on whether distributors shipped opioid orders that they believed w...

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USA government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis

USA government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis

The Obama administration bungled the response to the nation's opioid epidemic, according to a damning new inspector general's report Tuesday that says the Drug Enforcement Administration ignored cri...

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Red, Processed Meat Not a Significant Health Risk

Red, Processed Meat Not a Significant Health Risk

In an interview with NBC's Today show Carroll clearly notes, "I would not say that this is a green light to eat more". "Can you imagine the cost if you had to. Public health and nutrition experts ...

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Virginia Abortion Law: Judge Hudson's Ruling Deprives Women of Choices

Virginia Abortion Law: Judge Hudson's Ruling Deprives Women of Choices

The pro-abortion Planned Parenthood , ACLU, and Center for Reproductive Rights had sued the state on behalf of several Virginia abortion providers who claimed that the laws were "burdensome" and "m...

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Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Harvard In Admissions Case

Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Harvard In Admissions Case

The judge rejected the claim that white, black and Hispanic applicants were given preference over Asian counterparts with similar grades. Burroughs said the court would not dismantle a "very fine" a...

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New Jersey reports first vaping-related death

New Jersey reports first vaping-related death

Neither her identity nor her age were released. The victim is a woman from North Jersey who died in August, the state Department of Health announced. It was the first comprehensive examination of th...

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CDC Recommends Against Use of E-cigarettes With Marijuana Ingredient

CDC Recommends Against Use of E-cigarettes With Marijuana Ingredient

What are some key facts about e-cigarettes and vaping? Since then, they have been successfully marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes for those already smoking. Even the devices the...

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Herbert Kleber: Who was pioneer drug addiction psychiatrist in today's Google doodle?

Herbert Kleber: Who was pioneer drug addiction psychiatrist in today's Google doodle?

Born on June 19, 1934, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , Dr Herbert Kleber was the founder and head of the Drug Dependence Unit at Yale University, where he was Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Kleber co-f...

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Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all

However, using the evidence collected by the review, an worldwide panel of experts have issued new dietary guidelines saying that most adults can keep eating as much red and processed meat as they l...

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Aerial spraying to combat EEE to start Monday evening

Aerial spraying to combat EEE to start Monday evening

They include the South East area of Trowbridge Township (where the confirmed deer was found) and South East area of Gun Plain Township (within a 2.5 mile radius of a confirmed deer in Barry County). M...

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No need to cut down on bacon sandwiches, researchers say

No need to cut down on bacon sandwiches, researchers say

The accompanying editorial by authors at the Indiana University School of Medicine said: "This is sure to be controversial, but is based on the most comprehensive review of the evidence to date". Th...

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