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National Health News, Newsroom FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

vember 15th, the Food and Drug Administration launched a multi-pronged attack on the rising underage use of tobacco products, imposing sales restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes and announcing plans to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

11/20/18 at 4:51 pm     58      , , ,     Washington Post
National Health News, Newsroom CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

one can practice food safety during the holidays.

11/20/18 at 4:35 pm     62          Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

SAFETY ALERT!

11/20/18 at 4:20 pm     60      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

ridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. CDC estimates C. perfringens causes nearly 1 million cases of foodborne illness each year in the United States.

11/20/18 at 4:13 pm     50      , ,     FoodSafety.gov
National Health News, Newsroom Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

s only October, but we already have the first confirmed pediatric flu death of the season in the United States. Florida health officials announced that an unvaccinated child died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, which is generally the less-deadly virus of the four types of influenza in circulation.

10/18/18 at 1:07 pm     129      , , ,     Popular Science
National Health News, Newsroom Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

here for CDC's 2018-2019 Influenza Resources

10/18/18 at 12:45 pm     147      , , ,
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom Chief ranger: “It was a shark bite” in Truro

Chief ranger: “It was a shark bite” in Truro

year-old man was bitten by a shark at Long Nook Beach and suffered puncture wounds to his torso and leg, according to Gary Sharpless, Truro’s assistant harbormaster.

8/16/18 at 1:38 pm     260      , ,     Cape Cod Times
National Health News, Newsroom All Your Back-to-School Vaccination Questions Answered

All Your Back-to-School Vaccination Questions Answered

preschool to college, here’s answers to the most commonly asked questions about necessary vaccines that should be on every parent’s back-to-school list.

8/16/18 at 1:28 pm     214          Healthline.com