U.S. health secretary backs proposed FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes: CNBC

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Friday he was "completely in support" of the Food and Drug Administration's proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Supplements Crackdown, Praluent Price Slash, Ebola Outbreak


Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 11th, 2019

Alarming Trends on E-Cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Students

It is supposed to be undeniable that smoking and using any forms of tobacco is bad for your health. And the rate of smoking cigarettes has been on the decline for years and years now. That said, a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 11th, 2019

AOC’s ‘Green New Deal’ Pointless

Progressive Dem Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) call for a proposed “Green New Deal” to protect the environment “seems pointless,” Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Friday. “.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 10th, 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Speaks With CNBC [Full Transcript]

CNBC Transcript: Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Speaks with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Today WHEN: Today, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 WHERE: CNBC’s “.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 6th, 2019

A couple of U.S. senators want to restrict corporate share buybacks. Here"s how much Greater Baltimore"s companies spend.

Companies would not be allowed to buy back their own shares unless they pay employees $15 per hour, provide paid sick leave, and offer pensions and better health benefits under a plan proposed by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

City health committee hears testimony on banning flavored e-cigs

The New York City Health Committee on Wednesday heard testimony on a bill that would end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the city. While e-cigarettes have been lauded as a less harmful tool... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 3rd, 2019

Capitol Report: Booker says he’d keep private health insurance even as he backs ‘Medicare for all’

Newly announced Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Friday he wouldn’t do away with private insurance, even as he supports “Medicare for all,” wading into one of the hot-button issues of the 2020 presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Alphabet"s Verily working on health-tracking shoes, CNBC reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 1st, 2019

City Health Committee hears testimony on banning flavored e-cigs

The New York City Health Committee on Wednesday heard testimony on a bill that would end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the city. While e-cigarettes have been lauded as a less harmful tool... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

E-Cigarettes Are Twice as Effective as Patches, Gums in Helping Smokers Quit, Study Says

E-cig companies like Juul could benefit from this major public health study. When it comes to helping cigarette smokers quit, it turns out e-cigarette executives were right: e-cigs beat both patches and gum .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 30th, 2019

Social Media Sites Could Face a Ban in the U.K. Over Harmful Content, Health Secretary Says

"If we think they need to do things they are refusing to do, then we can and we must legislate." U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that social media companies co.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 27th, 2019

Wilbur Louis Ross On The Trade Deficit With China [CNBC Full Interview]

CNBC Transcript: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Louis Ross Jr. Speaks with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Today WHEN: Today, Thursday, January 24, 2019 WHERE: CNBC’s “Squawk Box” The following is the unofficial transcript .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 24th, 2019

Big thumbs up: Alderman says he backs Lincoln Yards, as proposed megadevelopment heads to Chicago Plan Commission

The Lincoln Yards development has gained .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 21st, 2019

GIC plans listening sessions, but few changes proposed

A year after proposed health insurance changes for state employees and retirees prompted "concern, confusion and havoc," the Group Insurance Commission previewed a 2020 plan design that steers clear of major changes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2019

Student Debt Crisis Worsens: Florida Board Of Health Suspends Licenses Over Defaults

Authored by Mac Slavo via, The Florida Board of Health has suspended thousands of healthcare licenses over defaults on student loans many used to earn their licenses. But many are concerned that the new crackdown may only wo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 15th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Mnuchin defends proposal to remove Russian company from sanctions list

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, under fire from Democratic lawmakers, defended the proposed removal of Russian aluminum behemoth United Co. Rusal from the administration’s blacklist as evidence of a successful sanctions strategy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo’s Full Interview With CNBC

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo’s Full Interview With CNBC.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 7th, 2019

FDA chief to meet e-cigarette makers amid crackdown

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to meet top-level executives of e-cigarette makers, the agency's chief said on Thursday, hinting that some companies seem to be backing away from commitments related to youth's access to e-cigarettes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 27th, 2018

U.S. Treasury was not concerned on liquidity ahead of call with bankers: CNBC

U.S. Treasury officials were not concerned with liquidity in the banking system when Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reached out to top U.S. bank CEOs in phone calls on Sunday, CNBC reported on Monday, citing a senior Treasury official......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 24th, 2018

Top Trump official calls U.S. bank CEOs amid financial market rout

U.S. President Donald Trump's Treasury secretary called America's top bankers on Sunday and said he got reassurances about the health of the nation's banks amid an ongoing rout on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2018