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FDA Is Moving Ahead to Outlaw Menthol CigarettesFlavored e-cigarettes are getting a bit of a reprieve from the FDA, which has threatened to ban them to combat youth vaping. But, the New York Times reports, the agency will push forward with plans to outlaw menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, “two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately harm African...
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Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chainA nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals
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CORRECTS DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT TO NOVEMBER, NOT MAY - FILE - This May 17, 2018 file photo shows packs of menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products at a store in San Francisco. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb pledged to ban menthol from cigarettes, in what could be a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapesFDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes, tighter rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids
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FILE - In this May 2, 2017 file photo, actress Amy Schumer attends a special screening of "Snatched" in New York. Schumer has been hospitalized for severe, second-trimester nausea and apologized to fans in Dallas for canceling a stand-up show. She said on Instagram Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018,  in a post accompanying a photo of herself in a hospital bed that she and the baby are fine. The “Trainwreck” and “I Feel Pretty” star has been suffering from a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum. Schumer said she’s been more ill during her second trimester than her first.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, hospitalized for nauseaAmy Schumer hospitalized for severe, second-trimester nausea, cancels Dallas stand-up show
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, the shadow of a worker falls on a fence at the construction site of a convenience store in Victorville, Calif. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the workers with the highest suicide rates have construction, mining and drilling jobs. That was the finding of a report correcting an earlier study that mistakenly said farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen killed themselves most often. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
Corrected study: Building, mining have high suicide ratesCDC corrects study of highest job-related suicides, now putting construction and extraction at the top
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The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelinesAn environmental group is blasting new recommendations by California regulators to curb a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies
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