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The way you vape could make it even more dangerous

3 hours 38 min ago
The way users puff, how long they puff and what they puff all play a role. We do not yet know how this behavior affects how much of each substance vapers consume over the course of their daily lives, but we have reason to believe it is significant.

New York's governor is taking executive action to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes

15 hours 45 min ago
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is taking executive action to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in the state.

'I was non-stop Juuling up a storm': 10 college students on their vaping addictions

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 18:37
The conversations -- all with college students between 18 and 21 -- give anecdotal looks into how the nicotine-addicted are dealing with what officials have called a public health crisis.

A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 18:37
A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she contracted a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney in Bosque County near Waco, Texas.

This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 06:30
After David Fajgenbaum suffered repeated life-threatening relapses of Castleman disease, he became laser-focused on trying to save his own life. Against the odds he pioneered a new treatment and an approach to drug research that could help others with rare diseases.

Don't kiss your chickens, the CDC says. Please don't

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 06:30
Don't do it. Please don't do it.

The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 06:30
The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former abortion doctor who died in September 2019, found the medically preserved fetal remains while sifting through his belongings.

The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 06:30
The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former abortion doctor who died in September 2019, found the medically preserved fetal remains while sifting through his belongings.

In the wake of the deaths by suicide of

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 06:30
In the wake of the deaths by suicide of two mental health advocates, CNN's Michael Smerconish speaks with Peggy Wehmeyer about living with the shame and stigma of having a loved one die by suicide.

Landon Johnson,a 23-year-old diabetic

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 18:17
Landon Johnson,a 23-year-old diabetic who is running out of insulin and can't afford more, tells CNN affiliate WTVF he feels like he will die before he turns 30.

Over 2,000 preserved fetal remains found in home of deceased Indiana doctor

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 18:17
The family of a doctor who operated a clinic in Indiana sifted through his personal belongings after his death and found 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains, authorities said.

FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 18:17
The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children.

FDA finds low levels of cancer-linked impurity in common heartburn drugs

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:46
The US Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it has learned that some heartburn medicines -- including Zantac -- contain low levels of a nitrosamine impurity known as N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, which is a "probable human carcinogen."

Donors have raised more than $150,000 for little girl with rare EEE disease in Massachusetts

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:46
As Massachusetts and other parts of New England scramble to respond to a breakout of a rare mosquito-borne virus, one little girl's story is providing some much-needed hope.

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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:46

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung disease went down. Here's why

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:46
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports cases of mysterious lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, narrowing the number of cases and expanding the number of states involved.

Meet the country that passes no law unless it improves citizens' well-being

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:46
Bhutan's Gross National Happiness Index may not have led to it being the happiest country, but it has improved life spans and produced other tangible gains.

Chinese scientists use CRISPR tool on HIV patient for the first time

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:39
A Chinese team from Peking University have used gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 on a HIV patient for the first time. They managed to create stem cells resistant to the disease, but weren't able to cure him.

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant, study says

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:39
More transplant centers are willing to use kidneys infected with hepatitis C. With advances in treatment for hepatitis C, a new study finds the organs are viable and won't make a recipient ill.

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