Medicine

Vapes better for heart health than cigarettes, study says

Sweanor pointed out that the current panic around vaping could undo the positive results that have been achieved thanks to e-cigarettes so far. The patient has been discharged and has stopped smoking , the department said. The first study published November 1 in the Annals of American Thoracic Society has found an association between adult e-cigarette use and the diagnosis of asthma in U.S. [Full Article...]

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says Then, a Mayo Clinic team of researchers reported that biopsies of lung tissue taken from EVALI patients were similar to those taken from chemically burned lungs exposed to high concentrations of noxious fumes. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and investigations by NY state had suggested this oil might be a cause for concern after it was found in a number of products taken from patients with ... [Full Article...]

Democrat claims victory as Kentucky governor's race remains tight

Democrat claims victory as Kentucky governor's race remains tight Others agreed, cautioning against drawing a connection between Bevin and Trump. Bevin trailed Democratic challenger, Attorney General Andy Beshear by 4,000 votes in unofficial results. The political concern for Republicans, Ayers said, is in the long run, given that Tuesday's results show "a reinforcement and even an acceleration" of what became clear in 2017 and 2018 elections: eroding GOP ... [Full Article...]

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance A federal judge in OR issued a temporary restraining order on Saturday that prevents a Trump administration rule from going into effect that would've barred visa-seekers who can't pay for their own health care within 30 days of entering the United States. [Full Article...]

Trump ex-Russia adviser Fiona Hill testifies in impeachment inquiry

Trump ex-Russia adviser Fiona Hill testifies in impeachment inquiry Giuliani also said he will not cooperate and could face contempt of Congress charges. His testimony backed up accounts from other USA government insiders who have said they were unnerved by Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine. Democrats have accused Trump of pressuring a vulnerable US ally to dig up dirt on a domestic rival after withholding $391 million in USA security aid. [Full Article...]

CDC Update Suggests Link between Vaping Illness Epidemic and THC Cartridges

CDC Update Suggests Link between Vaping Illness Epidemic and THC Cartridges Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future. One of the individuals is in the 18 to 24-year-old age range, while the other person was in the 25 to 35-year-old age range. Eighteen fatalities have been confirmed in 15 states, and the CDC claims much more are underneath investigation. Nationally, there are now more than 800 confirmed and probable cases o... [Full Article...]

Stage is set for record-breaking presidential primary debate

Stage is set for record-breaking presidential primary debate Sanders' campaign confirmed to multiple reporters that, at a campaign event on Tuesday, the senator started experiencing chest discomfort. Sanders's third-quarter fundraising boom was "fueled by a September haul that set a Bernie 2020 record for total amount raised and number of individual contributions in a single month", the campaign said in a press release. [Full Article...]

Eighth Vaping-Related Death Reported With Number Of Illnesses Surpassing 500

Eighth Vaping-Related Death Reported With Number Of Illnesses Surpassing 500 Imperial Tobacco Canada - which launched its first vaping product in Canada in May 2018 - is calling on the federal and provincial governments to look for "a balanced regulatory approach to vaping products" rather than a ban like the U.S.is planning, it said in a release issued Thursday. [Full Article...]