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Bus Safety Tips for Back-to-School Season
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Bus Safety Tips for Back-to-School Season

NBC10's Matt DeLucia explores some common school bus-related dangers and ways to avoid them this school year. »

Study Finds Nearly Half of Serious E-Scooter Injuries Involved Alcohol

Study Finds Nearly Half of Serious E-Scooter Injuries Involved Alcohol

Alcohol has become a major factor in rising electric scooter-related injuries as the popular motorized rides proliferate across in cities across the country. A new study published Thursday in Trauma Surgery... »

LA Women Sue Breast Implant Maker Over Cancer Risks
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LA Women Sue Breast Implant Maker Over Cancer Risks

Two lawsuits were filed against Allergan Wednesday related to its line of Biocell textured breast implants, which are the subject of a worldwide recall, alleging a failure to warn of cancer risks. The... »

Vaping-Related Lung Disease Cases Surge to Nearly 300 Nationwide

Vaping-Related Lung Disease Cases Surge to Nearly 300 Nationwide

At least 298 people have been hospitalized nationwide with severe lung disease apparently related to vaping, NBC News reports. The new number — a more than 50% jump from what the Centers for Disease Control and... »

'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana,' Surgeon General Says

'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana,' Surgeon General Says

Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational... »

CDC, FDA Warn Against Buying Vaping Products Off the Street

CDC, FDA Warn Against Buying Vaping Products Off the Street

Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they investigate more cases of a breathing ailment linked to the devices. While the cause remains unclear, officials... »

E-Cigarette Maker Juul Facing Mounting Scrutiny by State AGs

E-Cigarette Maker Juul Facing Mounting Scrutiny by State AGs

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company's blockbuster... »

New Genetic Links to Same-Sex Sexuality Found in Huge Study

New Genetic Links to Same-Sex Sexuality Found in Huge Study

The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay. The genome-wide research on... »

Mumps Sickens 100s of Detained Migrants in 19 States
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Mumps Sickens 100s of Detained Migrants in 19 States

Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. »

US Agency Sees Low Risk in Contaminated Blood Pressure Drugs

US Agency Sees Low Risk in Contaminated Blood Pressure Drugs

U.S. health officials on Wednesday tried to reassure patients that they face very low risks from ongoing contamination problems with widely prescribed blood pressure drugs. Drugmakers have issued more than... »

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