President Donald Trump took to Twitter to inform that he will be meeting vaping industry executives in order to tighten regulations on e-cigarettes amid ongoing vaping epidemic across the country. The CDC reported 2,051 confirmed cases of lung injury and 39 deaths related to vaping.
According to a new report published in Annals of Medicine & Surgery, a 46-year-old man had to get an 8-inch screwdriver removed from his rectum after he inserted it a week ago. The screwdriver punctured a part of his large intestines. The man has been suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Miley Cyrus has recently been discharged from the hospital after undergoing vocal cord surgery. She has been advised to remain silence for a several weeks as part of her recovery process. Last month, she was reported to have undergone surgery for tonsillitis.
According to a new Reuters report. Juul executives ignored evidence that their flavored vaping products have been attracting young people when the company started selling them in 2015. There are reports that the company had internal discussions and debates over the increasing use of its products among youth.
A new study has found that the number of cases of child sex abuse treated in ERs has doubled from 2010 to 2016. The cases increased by 70 percent – from 2,280 in 2010 to 5,058 in 2016. The study also found that most children who were sexually abused were girls. However, the exact cause behind the surge remains unclear.
Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of the assassinated US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, died to drug overdose. A toxicological report has confirmed that her system contained drugs such as methadone, fluoxetine, norfluoxetine, diazepam, nordiazepam, and alcohol. She died on August 1.
Public health officials of the Minnesota Department of Health have released a report that documented the state’s first flu death of this season. The number of flu-related cases has been increased for the third consecutive week, bringing up the total to 19 this season. The CDC recommends getting a flu shot if you have not taken one.