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  • FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes

    FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes
    WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration plans to begin regulating electronic cigarettes for the first time, banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to put health warnings on the nicotine-delivering devices that have become a multibillion-dollar industry, according to officials who described the agency's proposal.
  • California city sees spike in whooping cough cases

    (Reuters) - A Southern California city has seen a spike in reported whooping cough cases so far this year, with the number of infections nearly tripling compared to all of last year, possibly due to a less potent vaccine or lower vaccination rates,...

    Parkinson's takes a toll on families too [Commentary]

    Parkinson's takes a toll on families too [Commentary]
    This year, approximately 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Parkinson's, joining the 1 million people already living with the disease in the United States and the 4 million to 6 million diagnosed with it worldwide. Their painful struggle is one...

    Weight loss plan better than usual diet for diabetes patients

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A commercial diet plan that includes prepackaged foods, menu plans and access to counselors was better at helping people with type 2 diabetes shed pounds than a typical diet, according to a new study. What's more, people who...

    Black America needs a 'Let's Move' campaign against smoking

    In recent years, promoting healthy eating to help prevent a bevy of health woes has become the primary focus for health advocates within the black community. In part due to greater media attention and high-profile representatives, other issues have also...