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North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it ‘downplayed’ dangers to children

An illustration shows a man exhaling smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC. Eva Hambach | AFP | Getty Images North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul on Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products. It is the latest suit against the… Read More »

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’, expert says

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’: Expert puts those who oppose life-saving jabs in the same bracket as flat-Earthers and climate-change deniers Dr Jonathan Kennedy, of Queen Mary University of London, slams anti-vaxxers Accused public of becoming ‘increasingly hostile and suspicious of experts’ Adds vaccines ‘have the capacity to eradicate measles from the UK’ By… Read More »

Nutrition, Not Pharmaceuticals, Is Key to Good Health, Professor Says – Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

America’s health condition is worsening every year. In the past 10 years, obesity rates have risen from 34 percent to almost 40 percent. As of 2017, more than 100 million U.S. adults suffer from diabetes. At the same time, heart disease is the cause of one in every four deaths in the U.S. These are… Read More »

CDC Says Ground Beef Is Source of E. coli Outbreak, Cases Rise to 109

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 — An outbreak of E. coli illness that’s sickened more than a hundred people across six states appears linked to tainted ground beef, although no specific product has yet been identified, federal health officials said Friday. “Ill people in this outbreak report eating ground beef at home and in restaurants,” the… Read More »