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This Is How Quickly Vaping Alters the BodyA new study is casting yet another shadow over e-cigarettes. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say participants who inhaled only vape juice—no nicotine, no flavorings—suffered temporary changes to their cardiovascular system, Wired reports. The study found that brain, heart, and leg arteries in the 31 participants constricted...
Newser12 hours ago
No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concernsThousands of people are not being permitted to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver. Authorities say there are concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suitTwo drugmakers have reached settlements on claims filed by the first two Ohio counties set to go to trial in the national opioid lawsuit.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this May 7, 2019, file photo, Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, center, signs legislation in Atlanta, banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks before many women know they're pregnant. Georgia has asked a federal judge not to block the state’s restrictive abortion law from taking effect and to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of the measure. It allows for only limited exceptions. The ban is “constitutional and justified,” lawyers for the state argued in court filings filed Monday, Aug. 20, 2019. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
Georgia asks judge not to block restrictive abortion lawGeorgia is asking a federal judge not to block the state's restrictive abortion law from taking effect and to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of the measure
The Associated Press15 hours ago
This photo taken on Oct. 7, 2018, shows a village of Nyonoksa, northwestern Russia. The Aug. 8, 2019, explosion of a rocket engine at the Russian navy's testing range just outside Nyonoksa led to a brief spike in radiation levels and raised new questions about prospective Russian weapons. (AP Photo/Sergei Yakovlev)
Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation dataA nuclear weapons watchdog says Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations after they were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range
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FILE - This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. On Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended more women should consider gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially those who've already survived cancer once. (Ewa Krawczyk/National Cancer Institute via AP)
Guidelines say more women may need breast cancer gene testNew US guidelines say more women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Woman dies in Spain as listeria-in-pork outbreak sickens 114Health authorities in Spain are on high alert after a 90-year-old woman died amid a listeria outbreak in the southern region of Andalusia that has affected more than 110 people
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks in Springfield, Ill. Planned Parenthood said Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning programPlanned Parenthood says it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting program participants from referring patients for abortions
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks as he meets with patients and staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, England, Monday Aug. 19, 2019.   Johnson is under increasing pressure Monday to recall Parliament after leaked government documents warned of widespread problems if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a Brexit withdrawal agreement. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP)
UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax infoBritain's government is planning to pressure social media companies to do more to fight misinformation on vaccines following a spike in measles cases
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Chart shows the median percent change for price increases in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amountsPrices for brand-name prescription medicines are still climbing, just not quite as much
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US attorney seeks to block plan for supervised drug centerPhotos of young people lost to the opioid crisis are perched outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Monday as a judge inside weighs a plan for a medically supervised injection site in the city
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Congo to use second vaccine to fight EbolaThe head of Congo's Ebola response says another vaccine will be used to fight the outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people in a year
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