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Vaping-related illnesses remain mystery to state health officials

State health officials say nearly all New Yorkers won't see health care premium increases through the New Yorkers have until Dec. 15 to enroll for coverage effective Jan. 1, and until Jan. 31 for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

State health officials, cannabis regulators reach agreement on sharing vape data

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission and the state's Department of Public Health have signed an agreement to share limited information about vaping illnesses after clashing over access to the data. The agreement, signed by representatives from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

Vaping for only a month can cause lung inflammation, even if you"re healthy and have never smoked before

Frank Augstein/AP As vaping-related lung illnesses continue to mount, health officials are looking into which ingredients could be causing these potentially life-threatening health problems. A new study looke.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Council readies ban on flavored e-cigs

The City Council is expected to vote Tuesday to ban flavored , as federal health officials say nearly 50 people have died of respiratory illnesses connected to vaping. Politico New York first... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2019

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here"s what officials knew and when.

AP Photo/Steve Helber The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesse.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Shutterstock Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Officials have confirmed 37 deaths and nearly 1,900 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about.

AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Oc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2019

The mysterious spate of vape-related deaths and illnesses continues to grow, confounding experts. Here"s what officials knew and when.

AP Photo/Steve Helber The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigaret.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

PBJ Power Breakfast: Cura"s Cameron Forni talks vaping (Video)

As Oregon officials this week considered a ban on vaping, the cannabis industry has come under more scrutiny. The Oregon Health Authority warned residents to avoid the practice altogether after a second person in the state died. Cameron Forni, whose.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Officials have confirmed 12 deaths and 805 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about.

AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2019

Questions remain as Florida reports first vaping death

Florida has reported its first vaping-related death, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking a wait-and-see approach about the possibility of banning vaping. During an appearance Thursday in Mexico Beach, DeSantis said the state continues to work with th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Lawmaker wants Gov. Kate Brown to temporarily ban sale of vaping products

Bend Rep. Cheri Helt called Thursday for Gov. Kate Brown to temporarily ban the sale of vaping products in the state. It’s a move Massachusetts’ governor made this week amid a severe lung illness outbreak that U.S. health officials say is someho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2019

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about.

AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

Cannabis vaping: How the industry is responding to health concerns

Health authorities don’t know definitively what’s causing an outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses around the country. But with additives a prime suspect, some Oregon cannabis manufacturers are emphasizing the purity of their vape oil — a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

State officials to field questions on offshore wind

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid connected to vaping, especially . The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

State Department of Health investigates first possible case of vaping-related illness

The Hawaii Department of Health is investigating the cause of a respiratory illness that resulted in the hospitalization of a Hawaii Island resident earlier this week. Investigators believe it's possible that the resident, who is under 18, may have s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2019

"Reckless" people filmed partying in Lake of the Ozarks have been told to self-isolate by state health officials

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2020

Virus creates "unknown, volatile environment" for health insurers

While the stoppage of most health care not related to coronavirus could help bottom lines at the state's biggest health insurance firms, a host of other factors related to the pandemic may hurt them in the long run......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2020

Lujan Grisham to give update on emergency public health orders, Covid-19

With the expiration of an emergency public health order looming, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has planned a news conference for 4 p.m. Wednesday. Lujan Grisham and state officials will update the public about efforts to combat the sprea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2020

Infection rates were climbing at Nebraska meatpacking plants. Then health officials stopped reporting the numbers.

Meatpacking plants have become spreaders of the novel coronavirus among workers and their families. Nebraska state officials have stopped reporting how many cases there are at each plant......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 13th, 2020

Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are likely higher than the official tally, Dr. Fauci tells Senate committee

Government health officials sought to assure critical Democratic lawmakers that COVID-29 testing capacity is on track to increase as questions persist about how reopening state economies will work without a vaccine or widespread treatment options......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2020