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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:36 PM EDT

Vaping Could Make You More Vulnerable to Flu

Vaping Could Make You More Vulnerable to Flu

As vaping-related illnesses continue to rise, health officials are warning that vape users could be more susceptible to the flu.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:19 PM EDT

10 More Cases of Vaping-Related Injuries Reported

10 More Cases of Vaping-Related Injuries Reported

Ten more cases of vaping-related lung injuries have been reported, bringing the new total reported to the Centers for Disease Control to 29, according to the Department of Public Health. The DPH made the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:40 PM EDT

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Kenosha Beef International is recalling some of its Taco Bell seasoned beef products that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:58 PM EDT

No Action Taken on Request to Lift Massachusetts Vape Ban

No Action Taken on Request to Lift Massachusetts Vape Ban

There were fireworks in the courtroom Tuesday, but not because any progress was made. The attorney representing six vaping companies who oppose Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's four-month ban on sales of...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 01:53 PM EDT

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

US, Critics Split on Whether Tech Made Nuke Shipments Safer

The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S. Army sedan. Officials put...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

Is Fake Meat Better for You?

So-called fake meat, or alternative meat products, is rising in popularity as consumers look to eat a more sustainable diet. But are the plant-based burgers really better for the environment? And how do they...

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 05:35 PM EDT

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

Who Says You Can't Eat Red Meat? Food Advice Questioned Anew

So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough evidence to tell people to cut back...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:35 PM EDT

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

CA's 1st Surgeon General: Screen Every Student for Trauma

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has an ambitious dream: screen every student for childhood trauma before entering school. "A school nurse would also get a note from a physician that says: 'Here is the care plan for...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 02:15 AM EDT

California to Be First State to Require Abortion Meds at Public Colleges

California to Be First State to Require Abortion Meds at Public Colleges

California will be the first state to require abortion medication on college campuses under a law signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law takes effect in 2023 and only applies to the 34 campuses...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:57 PM EDT

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products...

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