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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Health & Fitness

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets

WASHINGTON – Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.
Updated: 5 minutes ago
Experts: California vaccine bill could prevent outbreaks

Experts: California vaccine bill could prevent outbreaks

Experts: Strict school vaccine bill in California could help prevent outbreaks of disease
Updated: 3 hours ago
New YMCA Veggie Van rolling into Tampa food deserts

New YMCA Veggie Van rolling into Tampa food deserts

TAMPA — Kids might not chase after it like they would the ice cream man, but grown-ups are eager to take advantage of a new mobile vegetable stand that soon will roll into neighborhoods lacking in grocery options....
Updated: 5 hours ago

Arkansas Children's Hospital helping on food study

Arkansas Children's Hospital receiving $119,000 for help in food allergy study
Updated: 9 hours ago

Firm gives $10 million to new U of Illinois med school

Chicago financial firm gives $10 million for training center at new U of Illinois med school
Updated: 10 hours ago

Illinois to take new suggestions for marijuana disease list

Illinois residents can suggest additions to diseases for medical marijuana pilot program
Updated: 10 hours ago
California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill

California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill

California lawmakers pass hotly contested school vaccine bill, sends to governor
Published: 06/30/15
New heart gave dying man 30 years — and time with grandkids

New heart gave dying man 30 years — and time with grandkids

Glen Frank Spurlin of Lakeland counts many benchmarks in the past 30 years of his life.
Published: 06/29/15
Supreme Court blocks restrictive Texas abortion-clinic rules

Supreme Court blocks restrictive Texas abortion-clinic rules

Supreme Court blocks restrictive regulations affecting Texas abortion clinics
Published: 06/29/15
A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokes

A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokes

New guidelines back clot-remover for treating strokes; first device ever endorsed for this
Published: 06/29/15