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Mint, Menthol: Vape Industry Has Dug Heels in on Flavor Bans
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Mint, Menthol: Vape Industry Has Dug Heels in on Flavor Bans

Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry pressure in over a half-dozen states this year even as one state, Michigan, moves ahead with its... »

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed... »

Medical Debt Report: Lawsuits, Garnished Wages, Homes Seized

Medical Debt Report: Lawsuits, Garnished Wages, Homes Seized

Heather Waldron and John Hawley are losing their four-bedroom house in the hills above Blacksburg, Va. A teenage daughter, one of their five children, sold her clothes for spending money. »

Del. Lawmakers Take Aim at Vape Juice Ban to Protect Kids
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Del. Lawmakers Take Aim at Vape Juice Ban to Protect Kids

E-cigarettes and the "vape juice" they use are the targets of three Delaware lawmakers in the early stages of crafting legislation that would ban flavored e-cigarette products in the First State. »

Delaware Probes 3 Possible Cases of Vape-Related Lung Issues
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Delaware Probes 3 Possible Cases of Vape-Related Lung Issues

Delaware health officials are investigating three possible cases of severe lung disease related to the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping as lawmakers in the state consider banning flavored e-cigarette... »

Tentative Opioids Settlement Falls Short of Nationwide Deal
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Tentative Opioids Settlement Falls Short of Nationwide Deal

A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation's opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for... »

Wisconsin Man Accused in Illegal THC Vaping Cartridge Ring
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Wisconsin Man Accused in Illegal THC Vaping Cartridge Ring

A Wisconsin man is accused of running a 10-person operation that manufactured thousands of counterfeit vaping cartridges loaded with THC oil every day for almost two years, authorities said. Kenosha County... »

Veterans With PTSD, Anxiety Turn to Beekeeping for Relief

Veterans With PTSD, Anxiety Turn to Beekeeping for Relief

Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects. "This is really cool," he said, pointing to... »

Share of Uninsured Americans Rises for 1st Time in a Decade

Share of Uninsured Americans Rises for 1st Time in a Decade

The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains under President Barack Obama's health care law might be eroding under President... »

Killer Hallucinogenic Weed Blooms in Manhattan
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Killer Hallucinogenic Weed Blooms in Manhattan

If you happened to come across a plant with trumpet-shaped flowers inside a concrete median strip along a bike lane on the Upper West Side you may have thought nothing of the unassuming plant. »

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