People are vaping a deadly substance along with THC. Why isn't vitamin E acetate illegal?
Vitamin E acetate is sometimes used to dilute THC oil in vape cartridges to make it go further. The substance can be deadly, but it's not banned everywhere.
Marijuana isn't harmless, top health official says
As more states legalize pot, head of National Institute on Drug Abuse warns addiction and brain changes in young users are real concerns
Death of hockey player, 10, was flu-related, health official says
A 10-year-old boy’s sudden death after returning from a hockey tournament on Sunday was caused by “Flu type B that was complicated by pneumonia,” a medical examiner confirmed to Fox 61 on Tuesday.
Here’s why health officials say RI has no confirmed vaping illnesses
With reports of vaping-related illnesses – both confirmed and probable – on the rise nationwide, Eyewitness News wanted to see how the Rhode Island Department of Health handled possible…
Nation's top health official says proposed health care bill good for West Virginia
Ironically, on the seventh anniversary of the birth of the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is making a big push to help get its replacement passed on Capitol Hill.U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said getting r
100, 150 students could need preventative meningitis pill, public health officials say
Fresno County health officials say they see 3 to 5 cases of this type of meningitis each year, but in the past 20 years, there's been only one time officials have seen more than one case in a school.
Top national health official says he favors faith-based programs for drug treatment, local...
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price seems to favor abstinence-only treatment over medication-assisted treatment.
Flu tips: Stay home, drink fluids, wear mask in public, health official says
Mark Valacak, health officer for the Genesee County Health Department, answers questions about the flu.
Employees should ‘force breaks’ in extreme heat, top LA County health official says
Those who have to work outside in extreme heat should “force breaks” with their employer in order to avoid over-exertion, heat-related illness and possibly death, a top Los Angeles Coun…
Vaping illness: No 'short list' of suspects, health officials say, but flu season concerns
Health officials acknowledged Friday they are still looking at a wide range of products and chemicals that could be causing the U.S. vaping illness outbreak, and they have concerns about the upcoming flu season.
More than 100 in Massachusetts sickened by foodborne parasite, health officials say
A foodborne parasite has sickened more than 100 people Massachusetts, state health officials said this week.
Vaginal mesh should be offered as last resort, health officials say
Draft guidance from Nice calls for women to try non-surgical options before mesh is used
State Health Officials Say Don't Eat The Oysters
The California Department of Public Health is advising that you not to eat raw oysters.
Missouri's Top Health Official Says He Kept Spreadsheet Tracking Menstrual Periods of Planned...
The revelation comes amid a battle over the last abortion clinic in the state
Several flu cases in the area; health officials say get flu shot before holidays
Local health officials say there have been several cases of the flu already in Benton and Franklin Counties. They say at least one person has even been hospitalized. They say flu cases and hospitalizations aren't reported or tracked like flu deaths are, but they can say this year seems relatively normal. They predict there will be a big spike in the flu after the first of the year. Which might have a lot to do with the holiday season.
Kansas health officials say people should limit consumption of fish from lakes, streams
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued an advisory for 2019 on the consumption of fish caught in lakes and streams across the state. Health officials say people should limit their consumption of fish
E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say
The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported numbers last month.
Salads from McDonald’s have now sickened 163 people in 10 states, health officials say
The number of customers sickened by a parasite linked to McDonald's salads has increased to 163 people across 10 states.
Non merci! Health officials say the French should drink less wine, no more than two glasses a day
A glass – or two – a day keeps the doctor away? Not in France. French health officials announced Tuesday that the country should drink less alcohol, urging adults over the age of 18 to follow three new benchmarks.
The French must drink less wine, say health officials
Health agency advises no more than two glasses a day to cut down alcohol-related disease risk