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vaping

The Feds Want to Know If You've Vaped Illicit Juice — and No, You Won't Be Charged

The FDA revealed that it’s opened a criminal investigation into hundreds of mysterious, vaping-related illnesses.
Emma Ockerman
3 days ago
vaping

A 40-year-old Californian is 7th Person to Die from a Vaping Illness

Tulare County, located south of Fresno, said it has seen at least three vaping-related illnesses
Emma Ockerman
9.17.19
vaping

The Death Toll From Vaping-Related Illness Keeps Rising

“There is clearly an epidemic that begs for an urgent response.”
Greg Walters
9.6.19
vaping

What We Know About the Vaping Chemicals That Might Be Making People Sick

Vitamin E might be the culprit.
Emma Ockerman
9.6.19
vaping

Here’s Where We’re at with the Rash of Vape-Related Illnesses Across the U.S.

The bulk of the cases seem to involve patients inhaling tetrahydrocannabinol, from THC oil cartridges supposedly bought off the street or at head shops
Emma Ockerman
8.29.19
Health

The CDC Needs to Be Clear About Which Adults Need the HPV Vaccine

Some people ages 27 to 45 may benefit from the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, but most won't.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
8.7.19
High Wire

After Leaving Thousands in Agony, the CDC Is Finally Clarifying Its Painkiller Restrictions

The agency is addressing the widespread suffering caused by the crackdown on opioids—the result of predictable misapplication of its guidelines.
Maia Szalavitz
4.25.19
Drugs

The New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Kind of Misleading

Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.
Jesse Hicks
4.15.19
measles

This is how worried you should be about the measles outbreak

“It’s like the Febreeze of diseases," one expert said.
Emma Ockerman
4.10.19
hedgehogs

Stop Kissing Your Hedgehogs or You Might Get Salmonella, CDC Warns

According to the CDC, there’s a salmonella outbreak in 11 states that has been linked to contact with hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are cancelled.
Caroline Haskins
1.28.19
life expectancy

U.S. life expectancy is in an alarming decline. Here's why.

"Deaths of despair" are driving the longest period of declining life expectancy for Americans in 100 years
Emma Ockerman
11.29.18
Motherboard

Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space

NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Becky Ferreira
11.27.18
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