Science & Health

FILE - A patron exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York
Federal health agency is investigating 380 confirmed or suspected cases of serious lung illness linked to vaping, along with 6 deaths
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 19:57
File - A woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., north of New York City, March 27, 2019.
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The current epidemic emerged about a year ago and took off earlier this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:13
FILE - Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks with reporters after a meeting about vaping with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Sept. 11, 2019.
But he warns that US would like Uganda's health sector to be self-sustaining
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:12
FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seen in this Jan. 2019 file photo, says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine, Jan. 29, 2019.
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The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the state Public Health and Health Planning Council
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 16:34
Intravenous bags hang above young cancer patients at Rady's Children Hospital in San Diego, California, Sept. 4, 2019.
WHO report says 134 million patients in low-and-middle-income countries are harmed because of unsafe care leading to 2.6 million deaths annually
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:41
FILE - A health worker wearing a protective suit enters an isolation pod to treat an Ebola patient at a treatment center in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, July 13, 2019.
Mistrust of health workers and widespread security issues still threaten fight against the second deadliest known outbreak of Ebola in history
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 13:19
Changes in Vapers' Lungs Resemble Changes in Smokers' Lungs
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Juul has stopped advertising that vaping is a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes as studies start to show how harmful electronic cigarettes are
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:53