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Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:36 PM PDT

Ill. Resident Dies After Being Hospitalized Following Vaping

Ill. Resident Dies After Being Hospitalized Following Vaping

An Illinois resident, who recently vaped, has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. Details surrounding the death remained...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 01:21 PM PDT

Dr. Pimple Popper's Back-To-School Tips for Fighting Acne

Dr. Pimple Popper's Back-To-School Tips for Fighting Acne

Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, has some helpful tips to help your tween or teen put their best face forward for back to school.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 12:04 PM PDT

Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program

Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing From US Program

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 06:12 PM PDT

UN: Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

UN: Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on the environment and...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 08:29 PM PDT

Texas Teen Says Vaping Nearly Killed Him Amid New CDC Probe

Texas Teen Says Vaping Nearly Killed Him Amid New CDC Probe

Just a few days after the CDC announced it would investigate nearly 100 cases of severe lung illness linked with vaping, a Weatherford, Texas, teen has come forward with his story of surviving a vaping-related...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM PDT

USDA: Washing Raw Chicken Puts You at Risk for Illness

USDA: Washing Raw Chicken Puts You at Risk for Illness

It's an age-old debate that has divided the culinary community and earlier this year sparked a lively debate on social media: To wash or not to wash raw poultry. Legendary chef Julia Child was a proponent of...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 09:52 AM PDT

US Won’t Provide Flu Vaccines to Migrant Families at Border Detention Camps

US Won’t Provide Flu Vaccines to Migrant Families at Border Detention Camps

The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 03:10 AM PDT

Some States Changing If Parental Consent Needed for HPV Shot

Some States Changing If Parental Consent Needed for HPV Shot

Jennifer Canada remembers when her pediatrician in Middletown, Maryland, recommended a vaccine that would protect her against a virus that is known to cause several types of cancer, NBC News reports. But...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 01:06 AM PDT

Weight Watchers Eyes a New Clientele: Children

Weight Watchers Eyes a New Clientele: Children

Weight Watchers, which now calls itself WW, this week introduced a new app called Kurbo by WW to "help kids and teens ages 8-17 reach a healthier weight." WW last year acquired Kurbo, a digital health start-up...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 02:42 PM PDT

Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say...

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