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FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker Amid Crackdown On Vaping Flavors
Chocolate cupcake, creme, mango, tutti frutti, "blue" — sugary-sounding flavors familiar to teenage e-cigarette users are facing more crackdowns from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA reportedly seized more than 1,000 pages of documents during ...
A Brain-Eating Amoeba Just Claimed Another Victim
The temperature in Waco, Texas was approaching 83 degrees last Thursday when Mia Mattioli arrived in search of Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating, warm-water-loving amoeba that kills almost every person it infects. An environmental engineer at the ...
Secret Identity of 150-Year-Old Body Found in NYC Revealed
The identity of a 150-year-old body found buried in an iron coffin in New York City seven years ago has been revealed in a documentary airing this week on PBS, according to the New York Post. When construction workers in 2011 discovered the human ...
Man Chugs Erectile Dysfunction Drug, Ends Up With Permanently Red-Tinted Vision
One man's experience with a common erectile dysfunction drug turned out to be a lot more eye-opening than he expected. According to his doctors, he developed a seemingly permanent red tint to his color vision after taking a massive dose of sildenafil ...
Pharmacies, health department encourage everyone to get flu vaccine after record-breaking year
The 2017-2018 flu season was deadly all across the country. According the CDC, 80,000 Americans died from complications of the flu, including 180 children. Eighty percent of those children didn't get the flu vaccine. The CDC said it was the worst flu ...
Anti-aging effects of compound in some fruits and vegetables verified in novel new research
New research has revealed that fisetin – a natural flavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables – functions as an effective senolytic agent by clearing out damaged aging cells, improving health and extending lifespan. When our cells lose the ability ...
How two 1990s discoveries have led to (some) cured cancers, and a Nobel Prize
This year's award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo, for their work in the early 1990s on immune checkpoint proteins CTLA4 and PD1, is a fitting recognition of how their work has led to a seismic shift ...
Five Things You Should Know About Alcohol As You Process The Kavanaugh News
Like so many, I've been listening and watching the hearings and general frenzy surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh nomination as a pained citizen. It's a difficult, even traumatic, story for our country, the impact of which will take considerable time to ...
Almost 40% of Americans Eat Fast Food on Any Given Day, Report Says
Pick a day at random, and you can bet that nearly 40% of Americans will eat fast food during those 24 hours, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Between 2013 and ...
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To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Drink Up
New York Times
Women are commonly advised to drink extra water to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections, or U.T.I.s, but until now there has been little evidence that it works. Now a randomized trial has found that women who drink more water do indeed get fewer ...