Friday September 18-th, 2020

Another popular heartburn drug gets FDA cancer warning Another popular heartburn drug gets FDA cancer warning

That's the same chemical that was found in heart and blood pressure medications a year ago, sparking numerous recalls of those affected drugs. Though a number of past drug recalls have been initiated due to nitrosamine impurities , the FDA says th...

NY moves to enact statewide flavored e-cigarette ban NY moves to enact statewide flavored e-cigarette ban

In announcing the action, Cuomo sharply criticized the flavors that are for sale, like bubble gum and cotton candy. Tobacco and menthol-flavored e-cigarette products would not be banned, Cuomo said. The department of health will continue to exami...

First case of vaping-associated respiratory illness confirmed in Vermont First case of vaping-associated respiratory illness confirmed in Vermont

Of those, there have been six confirmed deaths. They are the second and third cases reported in Washington in the last week . Both individuals live in Spokane and the cases were identified by the Spokane Regional Health District. "This is now a ...

Texas girl, 10, dead after contracting brain-eating amoeba Texas girl, 10, dead after contracting brain-eating amoeba

The fatality of the infection is more than 97 percent, but two people with Naegleria infection survived after being treated with miltefosine along with other drugs. "Because the organism is common in lakes and rivers", he added, "we don't recommend...

Year-old girl safe after attempted abduction in Howell Township, New Jersey Year-old girl safe after attempted abduction in Howell Township, New Jersey

The incident is now being treated as an attempted child abduction. 9 and the Freehold border. The man is said to be approximately 40 years old with black hair, a beard and a thin build. "It was reported he never tried to grab her", police said. She...

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

A New York Times report claims that a former Yale classmate tried to tip off senators and the Federal Bureau of Investigation previous year, but was ignored. Yet the story did not initially include the detail that the woman supposedly involved in...

Message from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on World AIDS Day Message from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on World AIDS Day

This week's Knowledge Is Power report from UNAIDS shows that intensified HIV testing and treatment efforts are reaching more and more people living with HIV. The first day of December is celebrated as World AIDS day every year internationally t...

US revises definition of vaping-related illness US revises definition of vaping-related illness

Terry Adirim, deputy assistant secretary of defense, Health Services Policy and Oversight. The first death linked to using electronic cigarettes was reported in IL on August 23. The most recent death was a man in Kansas who was over 50 years old an...

Kevin Hart out of the hospital and rehabbing following vehicle accident Kevin Hart out of the hospital and rehabbing following vehicle accident

Kevin Hart has been discharged from the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in LA 10 days after he was involved in an accident. TMZ says Kevin's treatment continues at a live-in rehabilitation facility, where he is reportedly receiving "intense" ...

Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases

Unlike tobacco cigarettes, e-cigarettes don't "burn". Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are devices, often resembling cigarettes, cigars or pipes, created to deliver nicotine or related substances to users in the form of a vapor. But the bu...

US government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes US government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

They argue that flavoring is largely to blame for a rise in vaping among US teenagers. AP Wire Services were used in this report . Public health officials still don't know what it is causing the ailment. For now, there's a concerted effort o...

Beto O'Rourke: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' Beto O'Rourke: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15'

The rest of Cain's Twitter account, including his response calling O'Rourke a child for labeling the tweet a "death threat", remained online Thursday night. CBS News has reached out to Cain's office for comment. Earlier, Cain, a 34-year-old "conse...

Minnesota's Obesity Rate Is Now Above 30% Minnesota's Obesity Rate Is Now Above 30%

The CDC report revealed the obesity rates increased as the level of education decreased. As recently as 2012, no state topped 35%, according to the report. Farberman says lower income and minority Hoosiers have a greater risk of obesity. As of 2015...

No surgery for Brewers' OF Yelich No surgery for Brewers' OF Yelich

Milwaukee entered Thursday's action with a 77-68 record and tied with the division-rival Chicago Cubs for the second wild card spot in the National League. He was leading the majors in slugging percentage and OPS when he was hurt. "I will be just g...

5 takeaways from the 3rd Democratic debate

Interested in Democratic Party? But he predicted the Democratic nominee would ultimately be Biden, Warren or Sanders. Warren used her time to argue for that transformation, and even showed rare daylight between herself and Sanders when she called...

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledges indefinite stimulus to revive Eurozone European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledges indefinite stimulus to revive Eurozone

It would first cut in interest rates from a negative 0.4% to minus 0.5%. ECB President Mario Draghi stepped up his rhetoric in calling for governments to spend their way out of a slowdown, highlighting the limitations of monetary policy and also ...

Apple Launches Research App, Three Major Health Studies Apple Launches Research App, Three Major Health Studies

For the women's health study , Apple will be partnering with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). "I'm excited to participate in a study of this scale and scope to fill ...

Nintendo's New Fitness Game Puts Joy-Cons in Strange Places Nintendo's New Fitness Game Puts Joy-Cons in Strange Places

Here is the game's first trailer-it looks like a surprisingly decent use of RPG mechanics, given the fitness angle-along with a demonstration of its dedicated hardware, called the Ring-Con. Ring Fit Adventure tracks your daily workout routines and t...

How to watch the third Democratic primary debate in Houston How to watch the third Democratic primary debate in Houston

After two debates that sprawled over two nights to accommodate a big field of candidates, the third Democratic debate on Thursday is winnowed down to a single night, with 10 qualifying candidates. Should others continue to drop out of the race, War...

Major League Baseball breaks single-season record with 6,106th HR

Before 2017, the record for most homers in a season was 5,693, set in 2000. Villar's three-run shot off Caleb Ferguson of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camden Yards was the 22nd home run of the night. "The home runs are up everywhere and it's toug...

Kansas officials report sixth death linked to vaping lung condition Kansas officials report sixth death linked to vaping lung condition

But it said many patients reported using liquids that contained cannabinoid products, such as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC , the euphoria-inducing chemical in marijuana. "Public health will then go do investigations to identify any specific trends...

United Kingdom improves cancer survival, but is still behind other high-income countries United Kingdom improves cancer survival, but is still behind other high-income countries

One-year survival for lung, ovarian and oesophageal cancer all increased by about 15 percentage points over the 20 years. Cancer Society medical director Dr Chris Jackson, an author of the new global research, said Kiwis were dying of cancer who mi...

Teen's memory resets every two hours following head injury Teen's memory resets every two hours following head injury

Despite dozens of trips to hospitals close to home in Monmouth, doctors still seemed baffled as to exactly what is causing her freakish memory loss, her family says. "Like I will have no recollection of [this interview] come suppertime", Riley told ...

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Know the Facts September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Know the Facts

This may be because most men in the U.S. diagnosed with prostate cancer have early stage disease and are offered curative treatment resulting in high survival rates. There is also a new urinary test that checks for additional cancer markers. If can...

Bipartisan US senators waiting on decision from Trump on gun control

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee advanced three more gun control bills Tuesday during a lengthy, often contentious and sometimes emotional markup that highlighted how Republican opposition could stall the efforts in the Senate. "It's really...

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