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E-Cigarette Health Risks: What We Know, What We Don't - KQED
Along with proposing a ban on menthol in cigarettes and flavors in cigars, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb today called for tightening rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes. Preliminary ...
Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills? - NPR
Nearly 19 million Americans take fish oil supplements and some 37 percent of us take vitamin D. Many may be motivated by research that has suggested these pills can protect heart health and prevent cancer. On Saturday, NPR published a story on ...
Low-Carbohydrate Diets May Increase Energy Expenditure - Medscape
NASHVILLE, Tenn — Lowering dietary carbohydrate intake could help in maintaining weight loss, new research suggests. However, some experts say the trial methodology makes drawing conclusions difficult. Findings from a randomized trial comparing the ...
They evacuated to escape the deadly Camp Fire. Then norovirus invaded their shelter. - Washington Post
Nearly two dozen people who evacuated to escape the devastating Camp Fire in Northern California have been sickened by a contagious virus that has spread through an emergency shelter, officials say. Lisa Almaguer, a spokeswoman for the Butte County ...
'Rabid' raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples - fox6now.com
MILTON, W.Va. — Raccoons that were apparently drunk on crabapples caused a false rabies scare in West Virginia. The Milton Police Department said on Facebook that they've had calls on suspected rabid raccoons twice over the past two days. But now, it ...
The Strange Psychology Of Why We Love The Taste Of Coffee - Forbes
If you're a coffee lover, you know that drinking coffee is a complex and nuanced experience—there's the rich aroma, the comforting warmth, and the loveliness of the ritual of sitting down with a fresh cup. But if you focus on the actual taste of ...
Woman loses eyes, part of brain to rare fungal infection months after dream wedding - Fox News
An Arizona woman has been in a battle for her life for weeks after a rare fungal infection spread throughout her body, costing her both eyes, her palate and part of her brain. Jessica Weldon, who celebrated her marriage to husband Chris in March, first ...
CDC reports smoking among adults in US at an all time low - www.brproud.com
HAGERSTOWN, MD (WDVM) - Courtesy: Karlynn Wells (WDVM). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking in the United States has reached an all time low. Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the ...
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ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY — There are 72 cases of measles now confirmed in Rockland County as well as 7 suspected cases that the county Department of Health is continuing to investigate. That's four more cases in the past two days.