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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 12:42 pm
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. Read more here.
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Man smokes an e-cigarette
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Justin Udo
October 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
The recent spike in illnesses and deaths related to vaping has led The Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning to smokers to stop using vaping products that contain THC. KYW Newsradio talked to some local THC vapers about their thoughts on the warning.
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An in vitro fertilization embryologist works on a petri dish at a fertility clinic in London.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 11:05 am
Twin births steadily increased for more than three decades, driven largely by older white moms undergoing fertility treatments. But the rate of twin births apparently peaked in 2014 and has fallen 4% since.
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Mike Dougherty
October 02, 2019 - 8:44 am
New Jersey health officials say the state has had its first death tied to vaping, and some lawmakers there are calling for a ban. The idea isn't exactly popular among South Jersey residents, even those who don't vape.
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 8:57 am
Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13. Read more here.
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August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally to protest recent abortion bans at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa on  May 21, 2019.
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 10:02 am
The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures. Read more here.
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E-cigarettes made by Juul
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 4:40 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with recommendations on vaping amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illness and deaths tied to e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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Holding on the railing to prevent falling.
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KYW Staff
September 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Medical Report: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of three adults age 65 and older fall each year.
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In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass.
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Tim Jimenez
September 10, 2019 - 8:15 am
As the American Medical Association is urging people to put their e-cigarettes down, the Delaware Division of Public Health is investigating three cases of lung illnesses they believe may be connected to vaping. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officials worried.
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." Read more here.
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