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US regulators renew scrutiny of menthol, tobacco flavors - The Denver Post
20 Mar 2018 at 8:02pm
The Denver Post
US regulators renew scrutiny of menthol, tobacco flavors
The Denver Post
In Dec. 8, 2009 file photo, Newport cigarettes, a Lorillard Inc. brand, are displayed at Costco in Mountain View, Calif. Federal health officials are taking a closer look at flavors in tobacco products that appeal to young people, particularly menthol ...
FDA takes first steps to limit flavorings in tobaccoNBCNews.com
FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings 'Long Overdue'MedPage Today
FDA Takes Aim at Flavored TobaccoPh...
Police issue warning about smoking drug laced with heavy-duty bug spray - fox...
20 Mar 2018 at 7:19pm
Police issue warning about smoking drug laced with heavy-duty bug spray
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. ? Medics in some parts of the country are seeing a big spike in the number of people overdosing on a street drug that is mixed with heavy-duty bug spray. ?We describe it as being like a zombie. They cannot talk to us,? said ...
Drug laced with bug spray leads to spike in overdose calls in IndianapolisNBC4i.com
Police: Drugs laced with bug spray have zombie-like effectsWWAY NewsChannel 3...
Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies - ABC...
20 Mar 2018 at 5:35pm
Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies
Identical twin teenagers Devin and Nick Coats, described by their mother as "best friends," have now been separated forever. Both were diagnosed last year with the same severe liver disease and both needed transplants. Devin received a liver transplant ...
Twins Need New Livers To Survive; Only One Got Transplant In TimePatch.com
Twin gets life-saving transplant while it's too late for brotherFox News
Children more likely than before to draw scientists as women, study shows - A...
20 Mar 2018 at 2:08pm
Children more likely than before to draw scientists as women, study shows
A scientist behind a beaker, usually with glasses, is often associated with men much more than women. But as more women enter into the sciences, researchers at Northwestern University uncovered in a surprising trend, more children are drawing ...
Kids Draw Female Scientists More Often Than They Did Decades AgoScientific American (blog)
Female scientists making headway in kids' imaginationsCNET
Alzheimer's costs Americans $277 billion a year -- and rising - CBS News
20 Mar 2018 at 1:08pm
Alzheimer's costs Americans $277 billion a year -- and rising
Sharp increases in Alzheimer's disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system and caregivers, a new report reveals. About 5.7 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease -- 5.5 million of them aged 65 and older. By 2025, the ...
'Most expensive disease in America': Alzheimer's report shows care costs rising in OklahomaTulsa World
Rise in Alzheimer's cases slows in Ohio, but impact still daunti...