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China’s Inner Mongolia reports fresh bubonic plague case

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Inner Mongolia reported a fresh, confirmed case of bubonic plague on Sunday, despite an earlier declaration by the country’s health officials that the risk of an outbreak was minimal. The health commission of the autonomous region said a 55-year-old man was diagnosed with the disease after he ate wild rabbit meat […]

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Undeclared Viagra ingredient triggers libido-boosting supplement recall

A dietary supplement intended to boost libido in both men and women is facing arecall because the product contains an ingredient found in Viagra, a popular erectile dysfunction medication. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late last week announced the recall of Med Man’s Up2 Dietary supplement because the product is contaminated with sildenafil, an “FDA-approved […]

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Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

(Reuters) – A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing “imminent death” from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/File Photo The announcement […]

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South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in Seoul, South Korea, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Heo Ran SEOUL (Reuters) – The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons, the military said on Monday, following a government warning for people to stop using the devices. […]

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U.S. to raise age limit for vaping to 21, Trump says ahead of action next week

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that his administration would issue its final report on such products next week. […]

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U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described on Friday as a “breakthrough” in the investigation of the nationwide outbreak that has topped 2,000 cases. The discovery of Vitamin E acetate in lung samples offers the first direct […]

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Left-handed women’s quirk over sense of smell

Scientists say they have discovered a biological anomaly that could change how we understand our sense of smell. The study in the journal Neuron shows some people can smell normally, despite missing the part of the brain that is considered to be crucial for smell – the olfactory bulbs. Lacking bulbs should cause anosmia (being […]

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking e-commerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products, in a move aimed at stopping minors from purchasing e-cigarettes through the internet. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration/File […]

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Health officials in Alabama on Wednesday confirmed the first death in the state attributed to vaping. The patient, whose name and age was not revealed, was a man from East Alabama. No other details were provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health. NEBRASKA SEES 1ST VAPING-LINKED DEATH “As of October 1, there were 19 Alabama […]

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