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'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

Sep 17
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

Sep 17
To individuals who are not obese, it can be easy to assume that overeating is strictly a failure of willpower and discipline. However, evidence shows that body-shaming and weight discrimination are misguided approaches, and often make the problem worse.

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

Sep 17
In addition to how flavors affect e-cigarette usage, there's much more that researchers need to know.

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Democrats Discussed 'Medicare for All' at Debate, But What About 'Healthy Food for All'?

Democrats Discussed 'Medicare for All' at Debate, But What About 'Healthy Food for All'?

Sep 16
The 10 Democrats who took the debate stage on Sept. 12 discussed many critical issues, from health care and climate change. But one important topic they didn't discuss was access to healthy food.

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 16
the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a significant factor in the slippage.

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

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