An “alarming” rate of teenagers and young adults are using electronic cigarettes, according to an Obama administration report Thursday that says one in six high school student use “e-cigs” or “vapes” despite strides in cutting the use of traditional cigarettes and other tobacco products.
The U.S. mosquito population is on the rise, but don’t blame climate change. Blame the ban on the insecticide DDT.
The Senate approved a medical-innovation bill Wednesday that fast-tracks regulatory approval of groundbreaking drugs and provides $1 billion to tackle America’s opioid epidemic, capping a contentious election-year on Capitol Hill with a win for both parties.
American hospitals warned Tuesday that repealing Obamacare without a safety net for those who lose coverage would spawn a “crisis,” dumping costs on clinics and hospitals that will be flooded with uninsured patients and raising costs for health care overall.
Along with the joys of the season, the holidays call us to shop at busier than usual stores; attend special parties and events; as well as travel for extended amounts of time with planes, trains and automobiles to visit family and friends.