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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 02:57 PM CDT

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

NY Is 1st State to Require Tampon Ingredients Be Disclosed

New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:13 PM CDT

Judge Will Halt Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma, Its Owners

Judge Will Halt Lawsuits Against Purdue Pharma, Its Owners

A judge is pushing for a settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits facing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma with a decision Friday to pause litigation against the company and members of the wealthy Sackler family that...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:24 AM CDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 03:25 PM CDT

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

Nurses working at Monmounth Medical Center gave Benadryl to patients to "lighten the workload," a lawsuit alleges. The plaintiff, Patricia Moran, is a nurse with 31 years of experience at the New Jersey...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 04:50 PM CDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:59 PM CDT

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 03:21 PM CDT

Global Fund Raises $13.92 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

Global Fund Raises $13.92 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

An organization that funds programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three years at an international conference, French President Emmanuel Macron said...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:57 AM CDT

Concussion PSA Compares Youth Football Dangers to Smoking

Concussion PSA Compares Youth Football Dangers to Smoking

Everybody seems to be having fun when the kids in a new public service announcement are just playing football, until one boy is thrown to the ground and the background music turns ominous. Then, the coach...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:23 AM CDT

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Dr. Anna Nguyen spoke with none of the five patients she treated on a recent weekday morning. She didn’t even leave her dining room. The emergency physician nevertheless helped a pregnant Ohio woman handle hip...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 08:56 PM CDT

Melania Trump Listens as Teens Share Experiences With Vaping

Melania Trump Listens as Teens Share Experiences With Vaping

Melania Trump said Wednesday she's glad some stores are pulling electronic cigarettes off the shelves amid an explosion in vaping among young people, calling it a necessary step to protect the next generation....

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