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Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 01:52 AM CDT

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Domestic abuse is a leading problem in American homes and it can take many different forms. When the abuse leaves no physical marks, outsiders may not recognize when all is not well and the abused person can...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 07:29 PM CDT

Purdue Opioid Deal Blasted as Records Show $13B to Sacklers

Purdue Opioid Deal Blasted as Records Show $13B to Sacklers

Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of Purdue Pharma's offer to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation's opioid...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 02:20 PM CDT

Investigators Focus on Rogue Vape Brand as Illness Spreads

Investigators Focus on Rogue Vape Brand as Illness Spreads

It's a widely known vaping cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it's not a licensed brand. And it's got the kind of market buzz no legitimate company would want. The vaping cartridges that go by the catchy...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 06:11 AM CDT

FDA Approves Second Drug to Prevent HIV Infection

FDA Approves Second Drug to Prevent HIV Infection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the second drug to help prevent HIV infections on Thursday. Descovy is a PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis drug, which means the drug is taken daily to lower the...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 05:06 PM CDT

Vaping Illnesses in US Top 1,000, CDC Says

Vaping Illnesses in US Top 1,000, CDC Says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 1,080 cases of lung illnesses linked to vaping, an increase of 275 since last week, NBC News reported. The numbers are likely to continue to...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 02:32 PM CDT

Consumer Watchdog Agency Probes Juul and 5 More Vaping Firms

Consumer Watchdog Agency Probes Juul and 5 More Vaping Firms

Federal consumer watchdogs have ordered Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes, the government’s latest move targeting the industry. The announcement...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:23 PM CDT

A Look at Fast Food Restaurants Serving Up Plant-Based Meat

A Look at Fast Food Restaurants Serving Up Plant-Based Meat

A number of fast-food chains have introduced plant-based meat alternatives in recent months, partnering with meatless companies Beyond Meat or Impossible Foods. They are reacting to consumers' increased...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 04:23 PM CDT

'A Direct, Toxic Chemical Injury': What Vaping Does to Lungs

'A Direct, Toxic Chemical Injury': What Vaping Does to Lungs

Toxic chemical burns may be behind the hundreds of vaping-linked illnesses spiking across the country, according to new images of lung tissue taken from people who got sick after vaping, NBC News reports. The...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 12:14 AM CDT

Johnson & Johnson Settles With 2 Ohio Counties Over Opioids

Johnson & Johnson Settles With 2 Ohio Counties Over Opioids

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to settle a lawsuit to get out of the first federal trial...

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 08:04 PM CDT

How Risky Is Eating Red Meat? New Papers Provoke Controversy

How Risky Is Eating Red Meat? New Papers Provoke Controversy

Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international researchers says probably not, contradicting established advice. In a...

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