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Trump administration to outlaw flavors in e-cigarettes
President Donald J. Trump said on Wednesday, Sept. 11, his administration is proposing to ban the myriad of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat the recent upsurge in underage vaping. Vaping, which refers to smoking an ...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates International Yoga Day
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined thousands bending, stretching, twisting, and holding yoga postures on Friday, in Ranchi to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21. Lift your arms and stretch like Modi, who was present ...
FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’
The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according ...
Latest Ebola outbreak in Congo-A doctor’s story
Over 1,200 people have died in the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo). According to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Border, this is the worst ever reported ...
CDC: Measles cases in US continue to rise
880 cases reported this year; federal health officials continue pushing parents to vaccinate children
Vaccine rates rise on long-wary ‘hippie’ island near Seattle
Sarah Day is a school nurse with "street cred" when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization ...
Malawi rolls out Africa’s first malaria vaccine for children
The pilot phase aims to vaccinate 360,000 children per year in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi
Measles could be eradicated. Instead, it’s making a comeback
WHO sees a huge increase in measles cases, The NIH blames it on a decline in the number of people being vaccinated
European governments push back against vaccination skeptics
Fears grow on the continent about the spread of measles and other infectious diseases
Brain zaps boost memory in people over 60, study finds
Zapping the brains of people over 60 with a mild electrical current improved a form of memory enough that they performed like people in their 20s, a new study found.Someday, people might visit clinics to ...
Surgeons perform first HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant
People living with HIV now can save another's life if they are healthy enough to donate a kidney
EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks
The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Increasing numbers of states have found them ...
Measles spreading in US, mostly among unvaccinated children
Measles may be gaining a foothold in the US, where it was officially eradicated in 2000
Millions of cancer patients suffer needlessly from pain
New WHO cancer pain control guidelines aimed at millions afflicted with this illness
Guinea worm disease could soon be wiped out, experts say
U.S.-based Carter Center reports just 28 cases worldwide last year, adding there were millions of cases in the 1980s
Could smartphones spot teen depression?
Smartphones have been blamed for contributing to depression and suicidal behavior in susceptible teens. But what if they could identify kids at risk? Researchers are trying to develop phone apps to detect impending mental health ...
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