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14 young people in two states hospitalized after vaping, health officials say

In Wisconsin, severe lung disease has sent 11 people to the hospital, according to the state’s Department of Health Services. That’s three more than the eight cases the state reported in late July. And in Illinois, three young people have been hospitalized for severe breathing problems after vaping, the state Department of Public Health announced… Read More »

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach

A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water, had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports. “I was just like, ‘Oh my goodness my leg is gonna fall off,’” Amanda Edwards told WTKR. “That’s the only thing I could keep thinking.”… Read More »

Planned Parenthood ousts its president in ‘secret meeting’ after less than a year on the job

Planned Parenthood removed its president from the organization on Tuesday after less than a year on the job. Dr. Leana Wen announced her departure on Twitter, characterizing the decision as being made by the board during a “secret meeting.” “We were engaged in good faith negotiations about my departure based on philosophical differences over the… Read More »