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Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey findsA greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019, file photo, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District biologist Nadja Reissen examines a mosquito in Salt Lake City. State and federal health officials are reporting a higher than usual number of deaths and illnesses from a rare, mosquito-borne virus this year. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in a score of people in six states and several people have died so far this year. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some US statesUS deaths and illnesses from rare mosquito-borne disease are up, officials say
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Research Finds New Path to Curing the Common ColdIt's not a cure just yet, but researchers have found a way to stop the spread of viruses that cause half of all common colds. Teams at Stanford and the University of California-San Francisco used gene editing to prevent cells from supplying a protein that the viruses need to replicate,...
Newser3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally to protest recent abortion bans at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. A new report released Wednesday, Sept. 18, shows that the number and rate of abortions across the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973The number and rate of abortions in the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Appeals court asked to halt discharge of Airmen with HIVLawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction barring the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this May 3, 2004, file photo, David Jones, Hospira chairman and chairman of Humana, Inc., applauds after the opening bell was rung at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Jones, who invested $1,000 to start a nursing home company that eventually became the $37 billion health insurance giant Humana Inc., died early Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. He was 88.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. diesDavid A. Jones Sr., who invested $1,000 to start a nursing home company that eventually transformed into health insurance giant Humana Inc., has died at age 88. Jones served as Humana's CEO for 37 years and as its board chairman for 44 years
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A roadside tobacco shop vendor displays an e cigarette in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. India's government on Wednesday decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
India's government approves ban on e-cigarettesIndia's government has decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Sri Lankans walk past the National Hospital during a day long token strike launched by the members of Government Medical Officers Association in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The trade union action is to demand the government resolve salary anomalies faced by the doctors serving at state-run hospitals. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka are staging a strike, demanding that the government resolve what they say is a salary "injustice"
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally to protest recent abortion bans at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. A new report released Wednesday, Sept. 18, shows that the number and rate of abortions across the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973The number and rate of abortions in the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Flavored vaping solutions are shown in a window display at a vape and smoke shop, Monday Sept. 16, 2019, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns of vaping. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New YorkA state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This May 8, 2007, file photo shows the Purdue Pharma logo at its offices in Stamford, Conn. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfoldsA judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits
The Associated Press1 day ago
This September 2014 photo shows Ulrich Klopfer. More than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of the former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week. (South Bend Tribune via AP)
Fetal remains case raises lots of questions, few answersThe discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions in Indiana has left authorities in the two states trying to figure out how and why he came to amass such a collection
The Associated Press1 day ago
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