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Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes'

As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and...

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes'

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EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so f...
23:32 2019-09-13

Deadly vaping lung illnesses are cropping up across the US, and experts blame everything from vegetable oil to ‘Dank Vapes’ Luxy Images/Getty Images A mysterious and deadly crop of lung injuries is showing up across the US. Health experts think vaping may be to blame. At ...
14:48 2019-09-20

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients...
04:00 2019-09-20

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using...
01:32 2019-08-23

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have ...
16:48 2019-09-02

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems repo...
12:16 2019-09-06

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vapin...
21:32 2019-09-13

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 ...
09:32 2019-08-25

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 ...
01:00 2019-08-24

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six s...
23:16 2019-09-19

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he ...
00:00 2019-09-13

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung...
14:16 2019-09-06

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have...
15:16 2019-09-09

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease C...
16:16 2019-09-06

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.  &...
03:48 2019-09-13

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.  &...
12:00 2019-09-13

Counterfeit pot vapes flood market amid illnesses Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in cou...
03:00 2019-09-17

Not so fast: CDC isn't ready to blame illicit 'street vapes' for illnesses U.S. health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the country and still have not ruled out a...
22:00 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-Not so fast: U.S. CDC isn't ready to blame illicit 'street vapes' for illnesses U.S. health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the country and still have not ruled out a...
19:48 2019-09-10

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for...
17:32 2019-09-17

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use ...
23:48 2019-08-18

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses The CDC has counted at least 530 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses in the last several weeks, and the FDA has collected more than 150 vapor ...
01:16 2019-09-20

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electr...
22:00 2019-09-10

Black Market THC May Be Causing the Alarming Surge in Vape-Related Lung Illnesses The toll of people sick with acute lung illness tied to vaping has doubled since last week, with around 354 suspected cases across the U.S. Now, hea...
08:48 2019-08-31

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C....
16:00 2019-09-19

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C....
14:32 2019-09-19

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ther...
22:32 2019-09-13

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from ...
03:32 2019-09-20

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising t...
22:16 2019-08-29

CDC reports 153 possible cases of vaping-related illnesses, many involving THC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 possible cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, and many are tied to THC.  ...
16:00 2019-08-22

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the hig...
19:48 2019-08-21

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters o...
19:00 2019-08-28

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a myst...
23:16 2019-09-06

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials sai...
20:16 2019-09-19

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on t...
20:16 2019-09-09

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investiga...
00:00 2019-09-17

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. T...
19:48 2019-09-10

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesse...
19:16 2019-09-15

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says    ...
21:48 2019-09-19

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised th...
18:00 2019-09-13

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana pr...
20:00 2019-09-13

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.  ...
04:32 2019-09-19

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08:32 2019-09-20

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chem...
13:16 2019-09-08

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have bee...
20:16 2019-08-13

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid national outbreak of vaping illnesses NBC — Walmart announced Friday it will phase out sales of electronic cigarettes in all stores, including Sam’s Club stores. The retail gi...
17:16 2019-09-20

U.S. health officials not ready to blame illnesses on street-bought vaping devices The agency is recommending that people refrain from the use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device until there is more conclusive evidence of a...
06:48 2019-09-11

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still...
15:16 2019-09-06

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03:16 2019-08-31

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12:48 2019-09-06

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20:32 2019-08-28

Probe into vaping-linked illnesses turns up form of vitamin E from skin creams [Updated] Enlarge / Some of the black-market vaping products that have been found to contain vitamin E acetate, according to the New York State Department of H...
23:16 2019-09-06

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, s...
00:00 2019-09-11

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, Californ...
22:32 2019-09-17

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central...
12:32 2019-09-17

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to ...
17:16 2019-09-15

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohf...
11:32 2019-08-21

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “sev...
14:32 2019-08-23

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths...
04:32 2019-08-23

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “sev...
04:16 2019-08-22

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was rev...
01:16 2019-08-22

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigare...
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CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 sta...
16:16 2019-09-13

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | ...
13:32 2019-08-22

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to...
18:00 2019-08-19

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states,...
05:48 2019-08-17

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “sev...
17:48 2019-08-21

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such d...
15:16 2019-09-06

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be re...
16:32 2019-08-19

Alabama probes 5 cases of lung disease tied to vaping MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Public Health says it’s investigating five reports of potentially severe lung disease associated ...
09:48 2019-09-10

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is ...
21:48 2019-09-03

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A sixth person has died in the US from a vaping-related lung illness. Meanwhile, there are reports that Trump plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes ...
15:48 2019-09-11

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported ...
14:32 2019-08-16

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | ...
17:00 2019-08-23

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, and Minnesota a fourth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to u...
17:16 2019-09-06

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Co...
14:00 2019-08-30

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said...
20:16 2019-09-12

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to infla...
00:32 2019-08-31

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as o...
14:00 2019-09-19

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturd...
13:32 2019-08-19

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues...
19:32 2019-08-28

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Cente...
23:00 2019-08-23

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities s...
23:16 2019-09-05

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an i...
00:32 2019-09-13

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid ...
23:48 2019-09-08

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exact...
08:00 2019-08-16

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health off...
00:16 2019-09-07

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21:48 2019-09-06

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23:16 2019-09-19

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00:48 2019-09-12

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exact...
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Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health o...
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Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states...
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New advisory warns of the dangers posed to pregnant women and children by marijuana; mysterious lung disease linked to vaping investigated in more than 20 states (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from S...
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Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being remov...
06:48 2019-06-03

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
15:32 2019-07-22

Border Patrol agents fall prey to illnesses plaguing migrant holding centers Some Border Patrol agents in Texas are concerned about exposure to Ebola by a migrant fleeing the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the United Sta...
11:32 2019-06-17

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
13:16 2019-06-02

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war, but a lasting p...
20:48 2019-09-19

Immigration explainer: Is Trump following through on his campaign promises? President Trump boasts that he's building his wall and slowing illegal immigration, but those claims tell only part of the story. We explain. &...
02:32 2019-09-12

Explainer: What extra U.S. farm products could China buy? China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese cou...
09:16 2019-07-01

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the...
09:32 2019-06-20

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesda...
21:32 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
17:32 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
17:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
17:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensur...
12:16 2019-06-02

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emer...
15:16 2019-05-28

Explainer: Is it too late to hold an election before Brexit? Yes, probably Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly said he will take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal. His opponent...
11:32 2019-08-14

Explainer: How does negative rate policy work? U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. Federal Reserve drive interest rates into negative territory. He says his motivation was to r...
13:16 2019-09-11

Explainer: Deepening unrest in Indonesia's Papua Indonesia's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua on the island of New Guinea - collectively known as Papua - have been racked by civil unres...
03:00 2019-08-29

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to settle their ongoing trade war, but a lasting p...
18:00 2019-09-19

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks afte...
15:00 2019-05-27

Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold? U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleb...
16:16 2019-09-20

Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when dem...
16:32 2019-08-07

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect...
14:32 2019-06-28

All You Didn't Know About E-Cigarettes. Nirmala Sitharaman's Explainer E-Cigarettes Banned In India: The centre today banned e-cigarettes in India in a move which has raised questions over the side-effects and health haz...
08:32 2019-09-18

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases...
17:48 2019-07-01

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related cond...
17:48 2019-06-17

Explainer: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradit...
04:48 2019-06-06

Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alter...
02:00 2019-08-24

EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alter...
04:00 2019-08-24

Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
03:16 2019-09-06

EXPLAINER-U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
20:32 2019-09-05

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
20:16 2019-06-30

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage faltering trad...
16:32 2019-06-28

Explainer: Italian president seen asking Conte to form new government. What comes next? Italy's President Sergio Mattarella is expected to give outgoing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government backed by a coaliti...
12:00 2019-08-28

EXPLAINER-How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes ...
19:48 2019-09-04

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a...
16:32 2019-06-28

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numb...
21:32 2019-06-06

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Cong...
21:32 2019-06-05

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and t...
11:00 2019-08-22

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of...
18:48 2019-07-24

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any suc...
06:32 2019-07-22

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigat...
06:48 2019-07-24

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some leg...
10:16 2019-08-22

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the se...
20:16 2019-05-29

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video ...
12:32 2019-05-28

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, hig...
10:32 2019-08-21

EXPLAINER-What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defence deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defence system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
09:16 2019-07-12

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
11:16 2019-07-12

Trump Administration Continues Descent Into Hell, Seeks to Deport Immigrant Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses The stale swamp water that is the Trump administration has issued a policy change that would deport hundreds of immigrant children with life-threaten...
02:48 2019-08-31

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoi...
16:48 2019-06-20

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted th...
03:32 2019-06-20

Explainer: Scenic Kashmir at the heart of India-Pakistani animosity The Muslim-majority Himalayan region of Kashmir has been at the heart of more than 70 years of animosity since the partition of the British colony of...
07:00 2019-09-18

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
10:48 2019-06-19

EXPLAINER-Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
07:32 2019-06-14

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
10:01 2019-06-14

EXPLAINER-Can European steel forge a strategy to withstand U.S. tariffs? Steelmakers in Europe have been hit by falling demand and rising supply as auto-sector consumption has fallen and U.S. steel tariffs have disrupted s...
10:48 2019-06-19

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools tha...
03:48 2019-08-06

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
15:32 2019-06-18

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and pro...
20:00 2019-08-25

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
03:16 2019-06-12

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eli...
20:32 2019-09-16

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional inve...
07:00 2019-06-13

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
20:32 2019-06-03

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
08:16 2019-06-12

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the age...
08:48 2019-07-18

Explainer: Attack on Saudi leaves world without spare oil capacity The strike on the heartland of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including damage to the world's biggest petroleum-processing facility, has driven oil pri...
23:48 2019-09-15

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital...
07:00 2019-06-11

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own cr...
13:48 2019-05-22

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying...
21:32 2019-08-23

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too ...
22:48 2019-08-12

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code ...
07:16 2019-07-23

Explainer: Japan's Abe faces headache from U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough diplomatic challenge from an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to ...
05:16 2019-07-18

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
13:00 2019-06-21

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market pow...
12:48 2019-09-09

How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politi...
13:48 2019-08-01

EXPLAINER-Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market pow...
12:16 2019-09-09

Explainer: Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year adve...
07:32 2019-09-12

Explainer: Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expec...
06:32 2019-09-17

Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? The FDA has reportedly found an oil derived from vitamin E in...
04:32 2019-09-06

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it a...
02:16 2019-09-07

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling d...
02:00 2019-09-05

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to...
17:32 2019-09-19

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-...
12:32 2019-07-22

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, add...
22:16 2019-07-09

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease t...
13:32 2019-07-31

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas Cou...
22:32 2019-09-10

Explainer: Indian paramilitary force soaks up attacks and hits back in Kashmir To quell protests and militant attacks in India-controlled Kashmir after abrogating the region’s rights to set its own laws, the government in New De...
05:48 2019-08-27

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old di...
08:16 2019-07-08

Explainer: Focus back on Northern Ireland-only backstop as Johnson's options narrow With few options left to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to achieve his goal of taking Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31, officials in Brussels say that ...
08:16 2019-09-10

Explainer: Abe, Trump head for trade deal; auto tariffs a sticking point U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in ...
05:32 2019-09-20

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions abo...
22:32 2019-06-19

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
19:32 2019-05-22

Explainer: Separatist takeover of Yemen's Aden leaves Saudi Arabia in a bind The southern separatists' takeover of Aden, the interim seat of Yemen's government, could leave Saudi Arabia struggling to hold together a military c...
08:48 2019-08-11

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the...
16:48 2019-08-27

EXPLAINER-Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the...
17:48 2019-08-27

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, h...
21:32 2019-06-12

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince ...
23:00 2019-07-23

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung func...
16:48 2019-06-06

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, ...
20:16 2019-09-09

AbbVie terminates late-stage lung cancer trial AbbVie Inc on Thursday said it will discontinue the late-stage trial testing its experimental treatment for a type of lung cancer after it failed to ...
09:32 2019-08-29

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
18:48 2019-07-16

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed r...
20:16 2019-05-21

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent h...
13:00 2019-08-29

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
01:32 2019-05-22

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in t...
06:48 2019-06-14

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according t...
13:00 2019-09-05

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study sugge...
00:32 2019-05-22

Wisconsin THC vape operation being investigated for possible ties to vape-related deaths, illnesses: police Wisconsin authorities are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connec...
17:16 2019-09-15

Florida State football preventing, treating heat illnesses with 'recovery box' Florida State is constantly trying to find new ways to deal with heat during football practice. The Seminoles' latest tool is called a 'rec...
16:48 2019-08-10

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
10:32 2019-07-04

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small ...
12:32 2019-08-21

Sen. Rand Paul has part of lung removed from 2017 neighbor attack Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday he had surgery in Tennessee over the weekend to have part of his lung removed as a result of an attack by his neighbo...
09:16 2019-08-06

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non...
04:16 2019-08-21

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on ...
12:16 2019-07-23

Bristol-Myers releases mixed Opdivo lung cancer results Bristol-Myers Squibb Co released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with ...
18:48 2019-07-24

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 20...
02:32 2019-08-06

Merck KGaA lung cancer drug is 3rd on U.S. watchdog's priority lane Merck KGaA's prospective lung cancer treatment tepotinib became the third drug against a rare and aggressive subtype of the disease that won U.S. Foo...
04:48 2019-09-11

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank t...
03:48 2019-09-09

CORRECTED-AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, ...
12:16 2019-09-09

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control impla...
12:32 2019-07-31

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to sil...
04:16 2019-06-21

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfi...
03:16 2019-09-06

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
18:32 2019-08-25

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nea...
20:16 2019-08-29

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 p...
08:48 2019-07-02

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug ...
22:48 2019-08-29

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage...
22:48 2019-08-29

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, sugg...
05:32 2019-09-19

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend t...
18:16 2019-06-19

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide ...
22:48 2019-09-15

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses....
15:00 2019-07-19

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
10:00 2019-08-07

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
17:48 2019-08-29

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after...
11:48 2019-06-01

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after...
10:32 2019-06-01

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
07:00 2019-09-08

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
04:32 2019-09-08

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer...
20:16 2019-08-09

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exa...
08:01 2019-07-11

Arrest made in hate crime that left black woman with collapsed lung Cops have busted the guy who allegedly sucker-punched and stabbed a black woman in November, leaving her with a collapsed lung, officials said Tuesda...
20:00 2019-08-20

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researcher...
17:00 2019-06-06

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avo...
17:48 2019-09-07

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in n...
15:16 2019-06-03

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tou...
04:16 2019-09-11

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban al...
22:48 2019-09-15

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addicti...
01:32 2019-09-13

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I...
00:16 2019-09-20

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collectin...
18:48 2019-09-10

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized...
19:32 2019-08-28

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, with...
05:00 2019-09-17

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
15:16 2019-09-12

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Health officials have recommended that people refrain from using e-cigarettes as they investigate a severe lung illness that has killed seven people....
14:32 2019-09-19

Explainer - Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
21:16 2019-08-01

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
20:32 2019-08-01

The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Crim...
17:32 2019-09-19

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use o...
13:00 2019-09-13

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigar...
16:16 2019-09-12

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it i...
05:32 2019-09-19

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teen...
15:16 2019-09-11

| Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities have said, as Los Angeles b...
08:32 2019-09-20

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activa...
05:32 2019-09-18

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth...
21:16 2019-08-13

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)     ...
03:48 2019-09-07

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost&#...
19:48 2019-07-23

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday,...
15:48 2019-09-06

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with mor...
21:16 2019-06-28

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vapi...
18:32 2019-08-22

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF...
20:16 2019-06-13

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness...
01:48 2019-09-07

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a ...
18:48 2019-05-26

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses...
07:48 2019-08-20

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death thi...
00:00 2019-08-24

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people ...
12:32 2019-08-30

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury di...
23:00 2019-09-13

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without ...
04:16 2019-08-21

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration...
16:48 2019-09-12

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fract...
07:16 2019-09-15

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health sp...
01:32 2019-09-13

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to...
21:00 2019-08-24

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesHealth officials are reporting what could be the...
06:32 2019-08-24

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Dru...
20:16 2019-09-11

Missouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S. (NEW YORK) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health offic...
08:32 2019-09-20

Walmart to halt sales of vaping products Walmart announced Friday it will stop selling all e-cigarettes after health officials linked at least seven deaths and hundreds of illnesses to vapin...
20:00 2019-09-20

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as ...
07:48 2019-05-31

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness th...
09:16 2019-09-07

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite ...
20:32 2019-09-18

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called in...
16:32 2019-06-07

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a ser...
12:16 2019-08-27

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say t...
01:32 2019-08-25

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month wi...
22:16 2019-08-29

Market for Illicit Vaping Products Flourishes Online As concerns about the health hazards of vaping mount, a market for cannabis-vaping products and the tools to create counterfeits is thriving online o...
08:32 2019-09-20

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market fo...
04:48 2019-09-15

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford...
12:32 2019-05-26

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit sm...
12:16 2019-05-21

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great ide...
22:32 2019-09-13

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products ...
21:32 2019-09-13

Congressional group forms to combat youth vaping A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched a congressional group to combat the growing use of e-cigarettes by America's youth. (Sept. 19)   &...
04:00 2019-09-20

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, s...
04:48 2019-09-16

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and thei...
21:32 2019-06-07

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and ...
22:00 2019-09-17

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second...
20:00 2019-09-17

NY vaping community fumes over Cuomo’s proposed flavored e-cig ban Members of the vaping community protested Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday saying the move will cut thousands of jobs and wil...
19:00 2019-09-17

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking ...
15:48 2019-08-20

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the hig...
22:16 2019-08-21

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacc...
05:48 2019-07-02

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, feder...
17:32 2019-09-19

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identif...
01:00 2019-09-17

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health official...
15:48 2019-08-23

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic c...
10:48 2019-08-08

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the seco...
04:48 2019-06-12

BAT launches more vaping products in Japan to take on Philip Morris British American Tobacco said it would launch two new tobacco heating products in Japan under its glo brand, as it seeks to close the gap with market...
10:16 2019-09-04

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use...
00:48 2019-09-06

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways...
04:16 2019-09-13

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using elec...
19:16 2019-09-06

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said We...
20:16 2019-09-11

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French stu...
02:16 2019-07-16

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning peop...
01:16 2019-09-07

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show...
20:16 2019-09-12

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer sa...
20:16 2019-09-12

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related i...
08:32 2019-09-12

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are dem...
08:00 2019-09-06

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he c...
16:16 2019-09-11

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of l...
03:48 2019-09-07

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is ...
17:48 2019-09-04

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers After vaping what he thought was harmless marijuana, a Nassau County teen grew intensely nauseous — then ultimately spent two weeks in a medically in...
19:16 2019-09-04

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that countr...
16:16 2019-09-13

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since ...
23:32 2019-09-17

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have m...
22:32 2019-09-17

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. ...
22:00 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the seco...
03:48 2019-06-12

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than...
10:32 2019-09-18

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the ap...
20:16 2019-09-10

US briefing: Wilbur Ross, Taliban talks and vaping lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: commerce secretary facing calls to resign over ‘Sharpiegate’. Plus, inside the bizarre, bungled raid on a North Korean embassyGo...
09:16 2019-09-10

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a bac...
13:32 2019-09-18

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping pro...
14:32 2019-09-18

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percen...
16:48 2019-07-02

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the fe...
08:48 2019-09-19

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vap...
15:00 2019-09-19

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke b...
07:16 2019-06-09

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettes. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concern following a handful of my...
20:16 2019-09-11

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to...
00:00 2019-09-19

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped n...
22:16 2019-09-18

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedel...
19:48 2019-06-27

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis ins...
00:32 2019-09-19

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: Take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors,...
19:16 2019-09-06

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs b...
16:48 2019-09-12

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for othe...
17:48 2019-08-27

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the indust...
03:16 2019-09-11

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the U...
13:16 2019-05-29

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, whic...
05:48 2019-07-02

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung i...
18:16 2019-08-30

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from...
15:32 2019-08-30

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vap...
22:00 2019-09-16

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are dem...
11:48 2019-09-06

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authori...
00:00 2019-09-17

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-ci...
19:48 2019-09-10

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette produ...
15:00 2019-08-22

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be force...
09:48 2019-09-11

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, C...
01:32 2019-09-19

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's ju...
07:32 2019-07-08

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e...
19:16 2019-08-29

Romney, Merkley introduce bill that would tax vaping industry and ban flavored e-cigarettes The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing t...
20:48 2019-09-19

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's ...
20:48 2019-09-19

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.  ...
14:48 2019-06-07

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states be...
13:00 2019-09-13

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness ti...
19:16 2019-09-19

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:48 2019-09-11

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times...
18:48 2019-09-11

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smokin...
21:00 2019-09-05

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors. &...
11:16 2019-09-04

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, accordi...
23:01 2019-06-21

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new st...
19:00 2019-08-26

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-ciga...
20:16 2019-09-12

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigar...
05:32 2019-09-12

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the U...
08:32 2019-09-20

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "...
12:32 2019-05-30

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers...
21:48 2019-09-12

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagra...
13:16 2019-06-07

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive m...
16:48 2019-06-17

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoo...
09:32 2019-09-18

Vaping Flavorpocalypse Comes to New York as State Health Authorities Order Emergency Ban The New York state Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council approved an emergency ban of all vaping products with flavors oth...
10:32 2019-09-18

Senator Mitt Romney Says FDA Should Consider Recalling E-Cigarettes in Wake of Vaping Deaths Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider recalling e-cigarettes in the wake of at least six death...
07:48 2019-09-11

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest mov...
11:48 2019-09-18

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials are investigating more than 450 possible cases of a severe breathing illness among otherwise ‘healthy young people’US health officials warn...
15:16 2019-09-06

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, ...
15:16 2019-09-06

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in ...
13:48 2019-07-24

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the ...
14:16 2019-09-20

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products an...
11:00 2019-09-18

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S...
21:16 2019-09-06

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's ...
10:48 2019-06-13

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is ...
11:16 2019-09-15

Alabama school removes bathroom stall doors to stop students from vaping Privacy, schmivacy. An Alabama high school has come up with an interesting way to stop students from vaping on campus — by taking the doors off the b...
05:16 2019-09-09

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied t...
14:48 2019-09-06

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said....
07:32 2019-08-24

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, sa...
20:16 2019-09-12

Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce s...
03:48 2019-09-12

Yet Another Person Has Died From Mystery Vaping Illness, Bringing Reported Death Toll to 7 As people continue to debate the causes of an acute lung illness linked to vaping—and the actions needed to stop it—victims are still dying. On Monda...
10:32 2019-09-18

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce s...
07:00 2019-09-12

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-c...
12:16 2019-07-22

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to the...
18:32 2019-08-28

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke fro...
03:32 2019-06-14

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, thre...
13:48 2019-09-09

California governor who called youth vaping an ‘epidemic’ orders public awareness campaign Governor Gavin Newsom, acting a day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, became the latest politician seek...
23:32 2019-09-16

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tue...
14:16 2019-09-10

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "...
12:16 2019-07-31

Vaping fears prompt Alabama high school to remove bathroom stall doors Educators at an Alabama high school have removed some of the stall doors in the building's bathroom in an effort to stop students from vaping in rest...
14:48 2019-09-09

With teenage vaping at all time high, schools are turning to 'vape detectors' to snuff out secret smokers Soter Technologies With concerns over teenage vaping at an all-time high, schools all around the country are starting to embrace vape detectors, whi...
23:00 2019-09-13