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Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 at 05:37 AM CST

Over 500K Pot Vapes Seized in 2 Years as Busts Rise in US

Over 500K Pot Vapes Seized in 2 Years as Busts Rise in US

As health officials scrutinize marijuana vaping, it's increasingly on law enforcement's radar, too. Authorities across the country have seized at least a half-million marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more...

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 04:59 PM CST

Hunger on Campus: The Fight Against Student Food Insecurity

Hunger on Campus: The Fight Against Student Food Insecurity

While most Americans will be grateful for second and third helpings this Thanksgiving, there's one surprising group who struggle to find a first helping every day: students at some of the nation's top universit...

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 04:41 PM CST

HIV Vaccine in 2021? Leading Experts 'Optimistic' About Ongoing Trials

HIV Vaccine in 2021? Leading Experts 'Optimistic' About Ongoing Trials

On Sunday, World AIDS Day, the global fight against the human immunodeficiency virus is poised to make important advances thanks to three experimental HIV vaccines that are entering the final stages of...

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 10:26 AM CST

To Stop Teen Vaping, States Turn to Reliable Remedy: Taxes

To Stop Teen Vaping, States Turn to Reliable Remedy: Taxes

The World Health Organization estimates that a 10 percent rise in prices causes overall smoking rates to drop about 4 percent in high-income countries. Some states are relying on this strategy to work again ―...

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 at 07:20 AM CST

'Micro-Preemie' Inspires 324 People To Donate Blood

 'Micro-Preemie' Inspires 324 People To Donate Blood

A tiny baby born four months early and weighing just 15-ounces has already made a name for herself at the San Diego Blood Bank. "Micro-Preemie" Giselle Flores was born on Nov. 17 after her mother was diagnosed...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 04:45 PM CST

Some Nursing Homes Illegally Evict Residents Who Can't Pay

Some Nursing Homes Illegally Evict Residents Who Can't Pay

When Jamie Moore arrived home on a Thursday evening in March, she was surprised to find her mother-in-law in her living room. Glenda Moore, 67, had been sitting in her wheelchair for hours. Without anyone to...

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at 07:25 AM CST

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Calif. Romaine Lettuce Reaches 67 Cases

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Calif. Romaine Lettuce Reaches 67 Cases

U.S. health officials are warning people not to eat romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, after an E. coli-linked food poisoning outbreak reached 67 cases across 19 states. The Centers for Disease...

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at 06:12 AM CST

Moms Are Binge Drinking More, But So Are All Women, Study Finds

Moms Are Binge Drinking More, But So Are All Women, Study Finds

Moms are binge drinking more, but they’re not the only ones: According to a study released Tuesday, binge drinking rates are on the rise for nearly all groups of Americans, whether they have children or not, NBC...

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 at 04:15 PM CST

Further Evidence Links Vitamin E Oil to Vaping Illnesses

Further Evidence Links Vitamin E Oil to Vaping Illnesses

More evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention links synthetic vitamin E oil added to illegal THC products to the vaping-related illnesses that have sickened 2,290 people, NBC News reported....

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 02:42 PM CST

More Polio Cases Now Caused by Vaccine Than by Wild Virus

More Polio Cases Now Caused by Vaccine Than by Wild Virus

Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the...

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