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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sept. 15, 2019 that he plans to pursue emergency regulations to quickly ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, making New York the second state to consider such...

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Strides in medicine have contributed to a dramatic increase in life expectancy over the last century. Diseases like HIV and cervical cancer that were essentially death sentences as recently as 30 years...

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A high school student from Ohio made national headlines recently by getting inoculated despite his family’s anti-vaccination beliefs. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, who never had been vaccinated, had begun...

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Six vaping-related deaths and hundreds of illnesses had been reported as of Sept. 10, 2019. On Sept. 11, 2019, the Trump administration called for banning most flavored e-cigarettes because of their...

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“Jamal” is a 16-year-old boy who sustained a concussion in a skateboarding accident in July. He was diagnosed in the emergency room. Jamal initially had headaches, nausea and sensitivity to light...

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In the wake of the latest mass shooting in Texas, news agencies, politicians and pundits searched for explanations and solutions. President Trump, echoing a version of statements made in the wake of...

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America is aging rapidly. In the next 40 years, the number of people age 65 and older is expected to nearly double. Of these older Americans, more than 80% will have some form of heart disease. As medical...

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The rise in cases of otherwise healthy young adults who have been hospitalized or even died from vaping-associated lung injury is alarming. Many people don’t know what is contained in these vaping...

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Demand for prescription medications in the U.S. is at an all time high, given that 50% of adults have at least one chronic condition, and 25% have two or more. Sixty percent of the population, and 90%...

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The Democratic presidential debates, which resume Sept. 12, have highlighted a deep disagreement over the future American health care system. Reflecting the anger of voters over medical costs, Sens. Bernie...