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Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Health officials are blaming e-cigarette startups like Juul for the increase in teens taking up vaping in a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
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Brainstorm Health: Tech and the Measles Outbreak, Cell Therapy Coverage, Hospital Readmission

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Happy Friday, readers. An ongoing measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest and beyond is now putting pressure on some of Silicon Valley's biggest players, including Facebook...
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Here's Why Roughly Half of All Hospital Deaths Could Be Related to Sepsis

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Sepsis is the leading cause of death to hospitalized patients, but to bring down the sepsis-related mortality rate, prevention and care of other major contributing factors...
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Willowbrook Sterigenics plant shut down Friday night

8 hours ago   |   ABC

After new environmental testing, the Sterigenics plant in suburban Willowbrook will be shut down Friday night, according to Willowbrook officials.
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Crystal Police: 20-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Apartment Parking Lot

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A 20-year-old man was found shot to death in the parking lot of a Crystal apartment building Friday evening. Police say they were called to the 3000 block of...
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CNN's Jim Acosta tweets vital news that Trump ‘put on 4 pounds' .and gets savaged in replies

8 hours ago   |   RT

CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta tweeted some crucial information about US President Donald Trump's health on Thursday: that he has put on a whopping four...
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Unvaccinated Kentucky child contracts measles after traveling overseas

Unvaccinated Kentucky child contracts measles after traveling overseas

10 hours ago   |   WLKY

According to health officials a case of measles was confirmed in a young child living in the Barren River District of Kentucky.
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Los Angeles city leaders continue to work on rodent problem in City Hall

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Parents name baby Los Angeles Strong Heart for special heart surgeries at CHLA that will save his life

10 hours ago   |   ABC

An infant with a "strong heart" despite a congenital defect is making for a perfect Valentine's Day story.
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WATCH LIVE: Willowbrook Sterigenics plant to be shut down Friday night

11 hours ago   |   ABC

Some top Illinois lawmakers joined in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to immediately force Sterigenics in Willowbrook to stop operating due to concerns about...
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Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

ROME - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing... Read more ...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Following lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since undergoing lung cancer surgery in late December. Read more ...

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Gallery Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215: Best photos view 7 images It was an anti-climactic ending to what could've been a heavyweight barnburner Friday at... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so strangers would pay his bill

Well, this is one way to celebrate. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...