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  • Arlington Heights adds e-cigs to smoking ban

     Arlington Heights adds e-cigs to smoking ban
    Arlington Heights took another stand against electronic cigarettes by including them in its long-standing smoking ban. "We're being cautious. We're setting it on the same field as cigarettes because the smoke is the same nuisance," Trustee Joseph Farwell...
  • Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban

    Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban
    NEW YORK -- The death of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn from mouth cancer has renewed calls to end the use of chewing tobacco from its traditional place in the game. Gwynn, 54, died June 16 after two surgeries to remove malignant growths inside...
  • The Kid's Doctor-Parents are wondering: Do selfies spread head lice?

    Are teenagers spreading lice when they put their heads together to take a perfect selfie? This is a hot topic trending lately online. I've received emails and texts from parents who are fighting head lice in their homes and are wondering if this is...
  • AbbVie says hepatitis C regimen gets nod for FDA priority review

    AbbVie says hepatitis C regimen gets nod for FDA priority review
    U.S. regulators have granted priority review for AbbVie Inc's experimental all-oral regimen for patients infected with the most common genotype of hepatitis C virus, the company said on Friday. The priority review means the Food and Drug...
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • California bill would make it illegal to sell mislabeled seafood

    California bill would make it illegal to sell mislabeled seafood
    There's something fishy about some of the seafood we eat in California, says state Sen. Alex Padilla, and he wants to change that. According to a recent report, shoppers and diners who thought they were buying lemon sole wound up eating blackback...
  • Más bebés prematuros y defectos al nacer

    Las mujeres hispanas tienen más riesgo de tener nacimientos prematuros y dar a luz a un bebé con un defecto de nacimiento del tubo neural, según informe presentado a principios de mes por la Fundación March of Dimes. "Sabemos que las hispanas están en...
  • Warning on tanning beds for teens

    PITTSBURGH Ciana and Katrina Cahill started tanning at age 15. Twice a month, the Wexford natives, who are now 21 and 26, respectively, would go to the salon, undress, rub on some lotion, strap on protective goggles, and lie back surrounded by the...
  • What's behind Purina's big-money fight with Blue Buffalo

    With 25 years in the business, Tom Bolbach has a pretty good feel for what dogs and cats are eating these days. And in the past five years, he's witnessed a marked shift toward foods with more beef and chicken and less corn and soybeans. "Everybody's...
  • Research is key to Minnesota's budding medical pot program

    MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota is not the first state to legalize marijuana, but it is the first to include medical research as a key requirement on its complicated and uncharted path to turning an illegal recreational drug into a treatment for illness. Now...
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