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#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis

Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not be...

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis

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New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
02:52 2019-09-15

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up to digital health innovation. These rapid changes will have ripple effects across the entire health...
16:26 2019-07-23

Vaping, juice cleanses, fitness trackers: Some 'healthy' trends are riskier than you think These recent fads are widely believed to be healthy — or at least a healthier alternative to risky behavior. Many experts tell a different story.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
12:52 2019-08-06

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Melvin Gordon, A.J. Green still high picks in our latest 0.5 PPR mock Jamey Eisenberg looks at where several players in questionable situations were selected in our latest 0.5 PPR mock draft, including Melvin Gordon, A.J. Green, Andrew Luck and Kenyan Drake....
02:39 2019-08-02

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
08:26 2019-08-24

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The number is lower th...
01:39 2019-09-14

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to g...
00:13 2019-08-31

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises several times a week, experienced slower degenerati...
04:26 2019-09-18

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
09:39 2019-08-23

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to aid the investigations....
06:52 2019-09-17

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs have structured the $7.5 million grant in ways mea...
12:13 2019-06-10

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that...
21:39 2019-08-22

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
03:13 2019-07-02

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters occurring in Canada....
17:13 2019-08-29

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
22:26 2019-08-23

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry that had yet to feel the rapid impact of digitizat...
05:39 2019-06-02

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who recalled store-based e-cigarette ads were twice as likely to start vaping within 2-and-a-half years. Y...
08:26 2019-08-27

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
08:52 2019-09-06

Vaping Flavorpocalypse Comes to New York as State Health Authorities Order Emergency Ban The New York state Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council approved an emergency ban of all vaping products with flavors other than tobacco or menthol—and have doubtless started a mad rush on mint, mango, creme, and countless other types of vape juice—amid skyrocketing teen ...
05:13 2019-09-18

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others are still sayi...
11:39 2019-09-07

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
00:13 2019-09-07

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
17:00 2019-08-30

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials are investigating more than 450 possible cases of a severe breathing illness among otherwise ‘healthy young people’US health officials warned people not to vape until they determine the cause of a severe respiratory illness, which has killed at least three people and hospitalized many more...
01:39 2019-09-07

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its high....
19:13 2019-09-08

U.S. health officials not ready to blame illnesses on street-bought vaping devices The agency is recommending that people refrain from the use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device until there is more conclusive evidence of a cause, she said in an interview....
14:00 2019-09-11

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied to use of the products, with another under investigation. “While this investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,” ...
23:26 2019-09-06

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
00:00 2019-08-24

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
19:39 2019-09-13

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said the ban was ...
05:13 2019-09-19

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
00:39 2019-08-03

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according to a Politico report published yesterday....
16:52 2019-07-22

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThe climate crisis is making people sicker – worsening illnesses ra...
21:39 2019-09-16

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly serious impacts expected in future.Scorching heatwaves a...
20:13 2019-06-03

Tunisian president hospitalized 'in severe health crisis': presidency Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said....
22:26 2019-06-27

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-05-22

Life on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisis Mental health at the heart of the climate crisisGreenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving their dissolving world, the crisis is personal, and dangerous‘Ecological grief’: Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergencyA thin blanket of ...
11:39 2019-08-13

Some vapers return to cigarettes amid growing e-cig health crisis What’s old is new again for some e-cigarette users who can’t seem to kick their nicotine habit. As the country’s vaping crisis continues to grow, some smokers who picked up e-cigs to break their addictions — including youngsters enticed by fruit and mint varieties — are now putting...
21:00 2019-09-16

New York may soon ban flavored e-cigarettes, Cuomo declares ‘health crisis’ New York State may soon ban all flavors of e-cigarettes except for tobacco and menthol under a declaration of a public-health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The proposed ban, which would take effect as early as Oct. 4, comes amid both a spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, and ...
00:00 2019-09-16

'Hospitals Have Become Graveyards': India's Kashmir Clampdown Sparks Health Crisis New Delhi’s military lockdown and communications blackout to prevent unrest after the revocation of Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status are causing a shortage of medicines and a health crisis....
15:39 2019-08-28

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlanders accept that climate change is happening. More than that, it’s making them anxious and depressed. Given that they live in cultural and climactic co...
23:26 2019-08-13

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a solidly middle-class IT job at a hospital in Santa R...
10:13 2019-08-26

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 days....
18:39 2019-06-16

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war, is grappling w...
05:52 2019-08-14

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
00:13 2019-08-21

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
18:00 2019-05-23

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
01:39 2019-09-18

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The book has included many of the foundations of an excellent Tom King story: nine panel pages, repetition of both words and imagery, and characters strugg...
03:00 2019-05-30

Planned Parenthood warns of ‘public health crisis’ after forced withdrawal from Title X “We believe there will be a public health crisis created by this denial of care,” said Sarah Stoesz, the Minnesota-based president of Planned Parenthood North Central States. “It’s a very sad day for the country.”...
21:39 2019-08-22

Cuomo orders health probe, new warning signs as vape crisis grows Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded New Yorkers put down their e-cigarettes and other vaping devices Monday after federal health authorities reported an outbreak of mysterious illnesses tied to the popular devices left hundreds hospitalized across the country. “This is a frightening public health phenomenon,...
06:52 2019-09-10

The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis For many of Dr. Google’s most anxious patients–the ones who consult WebMD’s Symptom Checker more often than the weather report–Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Sanders has been writing a column called “Di...
13:26 2019-08-16

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, W.I. police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who is black, repeatedly....
18:13 2019-06-10

Retired NYPD sergeant reportedly kills himself amid department's 'mental-health crisis' A retired New York City police sergeant reportedly killed himself Monday — adding to the growing number of police officers who protect the country's biggest city to have committed suicide this year....
02:26 2019-09-04

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
21:39 2019-05-21

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and right on time....
18:52 2019-06-14

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
19:13 2019-05-21

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicides.        ...
18:39 2019-06-15

'I lost everything': Sharon Stone opens up about 2001 health crisis, massive stroke Academy Award-nominated actress Sharon Stone opened up about her 2001 health crisis to Variety. She told the publication that she "lost everything."        ...
23:39 2019-07-19

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secure arrest of war crimes fugitives; and politicizing...
00:00 2019-07-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secure arrest of war crimes fugitives; a...
00:52 2019-08-04

Giphy is bringing GIF stickers to TikTok TikTok, the app of choice for teens today, is adding another tool to its arsenal: stickers. The short-form video app owned by Bytedance is joining forces with Giphy. Users can add GIF stickers to their videos by simply hitting a button. Many of the s......
17:13 2019-08-01

Chinese-owned TikTok under investigation in the UK The Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok - and its "completely open" messaging system - is being investigated by the UK's information commissioner....
20:52 2019-07-02

TikTok under investigation over child data use UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection lawThe video-sharing app TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the personal data of its young users, and whether it prioritises the safety of children on its social network.Elizabeth Denham, the information...
19:26 2019-07-02

NFL to stream match highlights via TikTok The National Football League (NFL) signed a multi-year partnership with Chinese video app TikTok on Tuesday to stream match highlights and behind-the-scenes footages as part of its strategy to boost online presence amid a rise in cord-cutting....
22:39 2019-09-03

A TikTok smartphone is reportedly being developed Amazon created the Fire Phone to promote its services and Facebook partnered with HTC on a dedicated smartphone. Both products turned out to be complete failures, but that isn’t stopping the developers of viral app TikTok from creating their own device.According to a report by Financial Times, indus...
19:52 2019-05-27

Three Cheers for Comrade TikTok Teen A Nevada teen’s TikTok went viral over the past week after calling for her peers at her school district to strike in solidarity with their teachers over a contract dispute—and won....
19:52 2019-08-30

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the launch of a serious competitor to the TikTok....
11:26 2019-07-17

What Janet Mock Can’t Travel Without For the trans-rights activist and producer of the FX show, “Pose,” must-have travel items include magazines, a sleep mask and bikinis for every day of the week....
01:52 2019-07-13

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese phon......
22:26 2019-05-27

The NFL's new TikTok account is all about highlights and sideline moments The National Football League is hyping up its 100th season with a TikTok partnership. Today, the NFL is launching an official TikTok account with packaged highlights, sideline moments and behind-the-scenes footage. To get things started, it's promoti......
21:13 2019-09-03

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popular short-form video app potentially violated GDPR r......
21:39 2019-07-02

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
15:26 2019-07-05

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
20:13 2019-06-20

TikTok offers in-app purchasing of sponsored products TikTok, the short-form video platform dominated by teens, is now moving steadily into sponsored content. TechCrunch reported today that the app will now let viewers buy products associated with sponsored hashtags without leaving the app. Called Hasht......
11:00 2019-08-20

TikTok Appears to Be Experimenting With a Bunch of Instagram-Like Features TikTok, the wildly popular short-form video platform, appears to be testing a whole host of new features that seem to take a few cues from Instagram.Read more......
06:00 2019-07-20

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
14:01 2019-07-03

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries......
15:13 2019-05-21

TikTok is flooded by scammers promoting adult sites TikTok has been inundated by a slew of scammers seeking to take advantage of its quickly growing userbase, which surpassed 1 billion downloads in February 2019. Security firm Tenable has discovered scammers are leveraging old tactics to get users to sign up for adult services, impersonate popular so...
20:13 2019-08-14

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's biggest rivals, TikTok and Snapchat....
15:00 2019-05-21

TikTok Parent ByteDance Developing Its Own Smartphone: Report ByteDance, the company that runs video sharing platform Tiktok, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will come with many of its apps and services pre-installed...
11:00 2019-05-28

TikTok follows Snap and Facebook by launching plan to run ads in other apps Having an audience network means that when advertisers buy ad spots on TikTok, they can also buy ad spots on other apps at the same time. Facebook has had its own audience network since 2014, while Snap launched one in April 2019....
16:26 2019-08-29

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has been set a unique task: travel to a growing suburb in...
04:52 2019-08-23

TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin'” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he scrolled through the comments, he kept seeing one word o...
13:52 2019-05-23

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
18:39 2019-06-27

NBA mock draft 3.0: Who will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans got the No. 4 pick in the Anthony Davis deal, do......
13:00 2019-06-20

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
01:52 2019-06-12

Fantasy football 12-team PPR mock draft Did running backs Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon go in the first round? When did the first tight ends and quarterbacks come off the board?...
09:39 2019-08-05

Top 10 IT trends of the last 20 years Two decades ago some people still used dial-up modems, and now the world is at our fingertips. Read on to get a sense of how much has changed in the IT office since 2000....
16:13 2019-08-12

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends It appears social media sensation TikTok is taking a leaf out of the books of Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. The platform is currently testing a Discover tab to make it easier for users to, well, discover new engaging content. The Discover tap sits left of the upload button, where the Search func...
19:26 2019-07-18

TikTok owner ByteDance is a $75 billion Chinese tech giant — here's what you need to know about it ByteDance owns viral social media apps like TikTok and news aggregators like Toutiao in China. It's now looking to expand its reach into new areas like smartphones....
01:52 2019-05-30

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

TikTok Illegally Collecting Data, Sharing With China: Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security....
10:13 2019-07-02

Another app with privacy concerns: TikTok, a popular video app with ties to China The rise of FaceApp has sparked concerns about privacy. Experts say TikTok may pose similar concerns because it is owned by a Chinese tech giant.       ...
00:39 2019-07-19

TikTok's Growth in India Thanks to Strong Local Network: Forrester TikTok has seen a phenomenal rise in the Indian market owing to a strong local network and giving marketers a platform to reach users in small cities, Forrester claimed....
23:00 2019-07-04

TikTok Videos Of Female Attendants Surface In Odisha, To Be Probed After a TikTok video of four nurses dancing in the hospital premises went viral on the social media, TikTok videos of three women attendants dancing inside the orthopaedics department of SCB Medical......
20:26 2019-06-28

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
16:52 2019-05-21

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance reportedly wants to launch its own phone ByteDance is likely on your phone through its colony of popular apps like TikTok or Helo. Now it wants to make a phone of its own. Yes, you read that right. According to a new report by The Financial Times, the Beijing-based social media company is developing a “phone preloaded with its own apps — w...
19:39 2019-05-27

TikTok's Videos Are Goofy. Its Strategy to Dominate Social Media Is Serious. China’s first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its addictive video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance’s enormous ad spending on Snap, Facebook and Instagram aims to hook their users. Privacy advocates and parents are taking notice....
11:52 2019-06-29

‘It just takes off’: why short-video app TikTok has caused a global stir From lewd comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson to the Australian Reptile Park, users are finding an effective way to milk the webIt is safe to say that Kevin Bloody Wilson, the lewd, 72-year old, politically incorrect Australian pub comedy veteran, was not on the radar of Danny Godlewski, an 18-year-old his...
02:52 2019-08-03

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
08:26 2019-06-17

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
16:26 2019-05-21

2019 NBA mock draft 2.0: What happens after Knicks pick RJ Barrett Believe it or not, there is intrigue in next Thursday’s NBA draft beyond Zion Williamson. Will the Knicks take RJ Barrett, as expected, or Jarrett Culver? Will they even make the No. 3 pick, will the Lakers make the selection right after, or will one be traded for Anthony Davis? Who ends up as a......
17:39 2019-06-14

NBA mock draft: How will Pelicans build around Zion Williamson? The Anthony Davis trade gave New Orleans the No. 4 pick. Will the Pelicans hand-pick a young running mate for Williams or spin it forward as part of another trade?...
18:13 2019-06-18

NBA mock draft: Predicting entire first round before Thursday With Thursday night's NBA draft on the horizon, USA TODAY Sports' experts take one last look at the field of players and predict the first round.       ...
18:26 2019-06-18

Russians Mock Elon Musk, Send Toy Car Into Space Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was actually just a toy....
13:13 2019-06-15

Janet Mock signs historic deal with Netflix Janet Mock just became the first out black trans woman to land an overall deal with a major studio. The three-year, multimillion dollar deal will allow Mock to create new shows and film projects for the streaming giant. Mock is perhaps best known for......
18:52 2019-06-19

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
12:26 2019-05-30

Homeowner put emojis on her home to mock neighbors, they claim Residents in a Southern California city council meeting Tuesday reportedly claim a neighbor painted her house hot pink with two giant yellow emojis on the front to get back at them....
11:39 2019-08-07

NY teacher on leave after complaints of mock slave auction A fourth-grade teacher in a northern New York school district has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of having white students bid on black classmates during a mock slave auction....
03:00 2019-05-31

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a person wearing a Donald Trump mask. Basically, the man ...
18:13 2019-08-19

Top 11 storage trends of the last 20 years Stop and think about where we came from and where we're going in the data storage industry. These are the top 11 new mainstream movements in storage since 2000....
11:00 2019-08-12

Fashion trends from 2019 that are already on their way out Steve Madden We're more than halfway through 2019, and the world has already seen tons of new fashion trends. However, a bunch of these fads have already gone out of style. Tiny sunglasses, for example, have since been replaced by much bigger shades. Animal patterns like cow and zebra were also pop...
16:00 2019-07-16

VMA fashion trends you should not try at home If you want to go avant-garde with your fashion choices that is fine, but these styles should probably be saved for a costume party.        ...
21:39 2019-08-27

The Men's Trends You Might Actually Want to Wear in 2020 Sometimes we wonder: Is there something between slouchy street wear and sophisticated suiting when it comes to menswear? The range of ideas from runway shows in London, Milan, Florence and Paris would indicate a resounding yes....
21:52 2019-06-28

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
20:52 2019-07-15

Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions Short messages campaign for information on loved ones held in Xinjiang camps Uighurs are sending out messages on social media video app Tiktok showing family members who have gone missing, in their latest attempt to raise awareness about the estimated 1 million Uighurs who have been detained in camp...
13:00 2019-08-20

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
13:26 2019-07-23

Nurses Who Recorded TikTok Videos In Odisha Hospital Told To Go On Leave The four nurses who recorded TikTok videos inside the special neonatal care unit (SNCU) of the district headquarters hospital in Odisha's Malkangiri were on Thursday told to go on leave, an official......
20:00 2019-06-27

"TikTok App Illegally Collecting Data Received By China": Shashi Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security....
04:00 2019-07-02

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t been confirmed by either company, several Jukedeck em...
03:00 2019-07-24

TikTok Users Glue Their Lips To Make Them Appear Fuller In Bizarre Trend A bizarre TikTok challenge in which people super-glue their lips with eyelash adhesive or nail glue to make them look fuller has gone viral over the internet....
14:00 2019-09-12

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
13:26 2019-07-24

TikTok, Helo Face Ban Over Alleged "Anti-National" Activities: Report The Central government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate responses,......
12:39 2019-07-18

Trump appears to mock burglary at Elijah Cummings' home President tweets ‘Too bad!’ after Baltimore police release incident report revealing break-in at Democratic congressman’s homeDonald Trump on Friday appeared to make light of reports that the Baltimore home of the Maryland congressman Elijah Cummings had been burgled on the same day the president ma...
23:39 2019-08-02

2019 NBA mock draft: How will Pelicans build around Zion Williamson? The Anthony Davis trade gave New Orleans the No. 4 pick. Will the Pelicans hand-pick a young running mate for Williams or spin it forward as part of another trade?...
17:13 2019-06-18

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.        ...
16:01 2019-05-22

‘Worse than Ronaldo’s’: fans mock George Best statue in Belfast Artwork joins list of footballers’ bronzes that received less than glowing reviewsFrom Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar.Now the late, great George Best has been added to the list, after fans heap...
22:00 2019-05-23

Ocasio-Cortez uses viral weatherman to mock GOP on climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Ohio weatherman who berated his audience for griping about breaking into a broadcast of “The Bachelorette” for a tornado warning to slam Republicans for their stand on climate change. “This guy reminds me of every climate scientist warning peo...
16:01 2019-05-29

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Is waiting on a quarterback worth it? Jamey Eisenberg drafted his only quarterback -- Jimmy Garoppolo -- with his last pick in Round 15. See if that worked for him in our latest mock draft review....
19:13 2019-07-18

Mock-Up Shows A New Amtrak Acela Interior That's Refreshed But Familiar Anyone who travels for work between the big cities of the Northeast is probably familiar with the interior of Amtrak’s Acela “high speed service.” Soon, it’ll be new. Well, it’ll be very similar but with some cool new features....
23:52 2019-08-31

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

These are the 8 top technology trends to watch in China This is a preview of 2019 Technology Trends Report in China from Business Insider Intelligence and EqualOcean. EqualOcean is offering this report for the first time in English through a partnership with Business Insider Intelligence. 5G wireless will be the No. 1 technology to watch in the coming y...
17:52 2019-05-21

TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience Social media has been a quintessentially American journey rooted in ideas about creative expression and freedom of speech. But the rise of the Chinese video app TikTok could signal an end to Western dominance of the Internet’s megaphones — and an ideological change in what people see on the Web....
03:00 2019-09-16

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak was first declared and after the infection of tho...
01:00 2019-07-18

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They found people with undiagnosed sleep apnea were more ...
22:26 2019-06-14

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
19:26 2019-07-31

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”....
21:39 2019-07-17

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:26 2019-07-17

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
19:39 2019-08-03

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
18:13 2019-07-31

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improvements after nine years, there were significant ben...
03:00 2019-09-06

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our ef...
22:52 2019-08-03

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected speech under the First Amendment. In rejecting her c...
15:00 2019-07-20

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
01:26 2019-07-18

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:00 2019-09-11

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing some into bankruptcy. Burn it all down, now....
01:39 2019-09-10

Mock monk slaps phone from pic-taking man’s hand in Times Square A flimflamming monk slapped the cellphone out of the hand of a New Jersey man Thursday when he tried to snap a pic of the faux friar in Times Square, cops said. The unholy encounter happened on Broadway near West 44th Street just before 5 p.m. when the Jersey man tried to take a picture......
10:26 2019-09-06

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
20:39 2019-05-23

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letitia James. Teacher Rebecca Antinozzi, who has since been fired, had black students at The Chapel Schoo...
00:26 2019-05-30

Fantasy football 10-team, 2-QB PPR mock draft: Mahomes' value spikes dramatically Patrick Mahomes is the consensus No. 1 overall quarterback in fantasy football drafts, but his value changed dramatically in this mock that starts a pair of QBs. Here is the fallout....
19:39 2019-08-09

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protesters mock with a 'blimp' Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks, as protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
11:26 2019-06-04

Janet Mock, Billy Porter, and MJ Rodriguez on Pose’s revolutionary second season Season two of FX’s Pose came to a triumphant end earlier this week, but not before giving some of its characters—and viewers—a big scare. As Blanca, who’s played with tremendous grace and skill by MJ Rodriguez, prepared for a final farewell, Pray Tell (the incandescent Billy Porter) and the rest of ...
22:13 2019-08-24

WNBA mock draft: Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu is projected No. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu looks headed to the Big Apple after New York got the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. But two more Ducks are expected first-rounders....
13:52 2019-09-18

Pose's Janet Mock Makes TV History With Netflix Production Deal Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major......
22:26 2019-06-19

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jet setting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on lampposts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” amid his longshot quest for the Oval Office. “Last s...
00:39 2019-08-25

‘Fredo unhinged’ T-shirts released by Trump campaign to mock Cuomo It was an opportunity the Trump reelection campaign couldn’t refuse. President Trump’s 2020 campaign wasted no time Tuesday in selling “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirts to piggyback on the controversy over CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s unhinged viral video rant. For $34, Trump supporters can get a T-...
05:00 2019-08-14

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes were less likely to develop ...
22:39 2019-07-22

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa....
08:52 2019-07-10

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
04:52 2019-09-11

From mangos to inner goddesses: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekMangos ’Tis the season for delicious Alphonsos. With sea bass at Five Rivers, Walsall; filling a whole menu at London’s Jamavar. Continue reading......
16:26 2019-05-21

Gartner Hype Cycle: 5 key emerging trends TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with a Gartner analyst about tech trends, including advanced AI analytics, sensing immobility, and more. He also discusses deepfakes and low-Earth orbit satellites....
17:13 2019-09-17

The top takeaways — and trends — from New York Fashion Week In a week full of daring designs and much-welcome surprises, chic florals, eye-popping shades of green and cutting-edge glamour ruled the runways. The shows (almost) overshadowed the clothes Never have the venues been so creative and grand! Ralph Lauren threw a Gatsby-esque black-and-white ball on W...
01:39 2019-09-13

#TrumpNotWelcome trends in Germany after Trump says he'd like to visit 'soon' Merkel couldn't contain a surprised smile at Trump's announcement, but social media users weren't so gracious. The mayor of Trump's grandparents' hometown shrugged at the news....
17:13 2019-08-27

The dynamite home-decor trends to know this summer Summer can be a season of fads and flings, but when it comes to home decor, this year’s go-to looks come with staying power. Think classic colors for your walls and accessories, low-maintenance materials (hello, indoor-outdoor living), and playful prints that can swing casual or high-brow. So whethe...
05:26 2019-06-13

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-08

Why stressed workers need four-day weeks – not wellness trends Spiralling work pressures make us sick. A debate about shorter hours is the answer, not gong baths or ‘mindful minutes’The latest wellness trend to assail us? “Gong baths.” For those unfamiliar with the term, a gong bath aims to provide spiritual nourishment via long, calming notes played on a large...
18:26 2019-08-28

Breaking down trends in hotly contested NL Central Who’s going to win the logjammed National League Central? Handicappers and bettors will get a chance to ponder that mystery Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers close out a series at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs (TBS, 2:20 p.m.). Those two and the St. Louis Cardinals have been joined at the h...
20:52 2019-08-04

From carnations to cat tatts: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekCounting lovers The late Gloria Vanderbilt’s antidote to sleepless nights. Beats sheep. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-07-12

16 fashion trends from the ‘90s that are back in 2019 From Dr. Martens boots to Levi's 501s, so many trends from the '90s are becoming the most popular fashion trends of 2019.        ...
21:26 2019-05-30

Here are the trends that will shape the next generation of disruptive start-ups This year it is expected that artificial intelligence, 5G, digital health and fintech will be largely represented in CNBC's Disruptor 50 list of innovative private companies. These technologies are igniting paradigm shifts in our society....
20:00 2019-05-21

6 Lush Flavour Trends For Food And Drinks Havent we all turned high-spirited foodies just because of the toothsome, irresistible and flavourful taste and aroma of our favourite food and drinks? Yes, we foodies use all our sensory organs to......
19:26 2019-05-28

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst information uncovered. Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer swimming season, but the survey finds that many kno...
00:39 2019-05-22

These days, Apple is content to follow trends, not set them Watching this week's Apple event gave me a sense of deja vu. With every new feature the iPhone maker announced, I felt like shouting something along the lines of "The Simpsons already did it!" It felt as if everything Apple was doing was a riff on so......
00:26 2019-09-12

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Friday by the Illinois Republican County Chairmen’s ...
17:39 2019-07-22

Fantasy football 10-team, PPR mock draft: Melvin Gordon continues to slide As we near the regular season, Melvin Gordon's contract holdout is beginning to have a significant impact on his draft value. See where he went in our latest mock draft....
21:39 2019-08-23

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
15:13 2019-07-03

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump....
12:13 2019-08-19

Kevin Durant exits NBA Finals return with leg injury as Raptors fans mock TORONTO – After a strong first quarter, Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 9:46 left in the half with what appeared to be a re-injury of his lower right calf. In his first game after a four-and-a-half week absence with a right calf strain, Durant didn’t last until halftime as he......
05:13 2019-06-11

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
15:52 2019-07-03

Dems holding mock Mueller hearing behind closed doors to prep for testimony Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee plan to hold a mock hearing on Tuesday — behind closed doors — to prep for Robert Mueller’s upcoming congressional testimony, a report says. Multiple sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press about the prac...
08:26 2019-07-23

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, the deal is also history-making, as Mock is now “th...
22:52 2019-06-19

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Running backs still lead the way in three-receiver league Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results of our latest 12-team PPR mock draft, which has three receivers in the starting lineup. Despite that, one manager drafted Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb and Leonard Fournette with his first three picks....
01:13 2019-07-10

GOP lawmaker launches mock survey trolling Cuomo’s license plate proposal ALBANY– An upstate GOP lawmaker launched a mock survey this week mimicking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate design proposal. Assemblyman Chris Tague (R-Schoharie) is calling on New Yorkers to “choose the license plate that they believe most closely resembles Gov. Cuomo and his policies.” ...
20:26 2019-08-27

Sarcastic de Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jetsetting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on light-posts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” photos posted to social med...
21:26 2019-08-24

Fantasy football 12-team PPR mock draft: Zeke, Gurley, Gordon still first-rounders? Did running backs Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon go in the first round, despite their respective contract/injury issues? When did the first tight ends and quarterbacks come off the board?...
20:39 2019-08-02

‘The Tears Were Real.’ Ryan Murphy and Janet Mock on Pose’s Most Emotional Episode Yet Warning: This piece contains spoilers for the episode of Pose that aired Tuesday, July 9. Pose has always been an emotional roller coaster, constantly swooping from the giddy highs of ballroom triumph, young love and LGBTQ solidarity to the excruciating lows of poverty, discrimination, violence and ...
09:52 2019-07-10

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications and early death than those who did not have surger...
03:00 2019-09-03

TikTok opens Indian data centre in wake of accusations of hosting pornographers and sexual predators India has become TikTok's most prized and fastest growing market and one that it cannot afford to lose, hence the announcement that it will set up a local data centre....
07:13 2019-07-24

Here's Each State's Favorite Pixar Film, According to Google Trends The release of Toy Story 4 is here, which means it’s time to debate that age-old question: which Pixar movie is the best? (It’s The Incredibles.) Interestingly, that answer might vary depending on what state you live in. Read more......
07:26 2019-06-23

Colour flash: how to create this summer's makeup trends It’s all about bright shades and bold lines. Kay Montano, makeup artist to the stars, reveals how to get five striking looks, with model of the moment Adesuwa AighewiThe perfect base begins with a great, non-oily hydrator. Chanel’s Camellia Water Cream is light but incredibly effective. I used a mix...
17:26 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup: How to watch USA vs. France, betting trends The United States takes on host country France in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Friday in Paris. Here is how to watch and the latest betting trends....
23:13 2019-06-27

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger....
02:52 2019-09-12

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, as Amazon muscles its way into the digital ad space. Meanwhile, pay-TV companies will continue to st...
21:13 2019-05-28

Women are wearing wigs to keep up with crazy hair trends For some women, slipping an extra pair of heels in their purse is the secret to a perfect day-to-night transition. But for Monique Robinson — a beauty blogger who has more than 16,000 followers on YouTube — it’s all about having a spare wig on hand. “I recently went to a friend’s wedding — it......
21:39 2019-09-13

From green to stamp collecting: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week‘Skintellectuals’ Super-informed beauty shoppers who know their nicotinamide from their retinol. Continue reading......
21:00 2019-06-14

5 trends driving end of ownership and growth of subscription economy Changing customer preferences are leading to a new era defined by "the end of ownership." A new global study by The Harris Group shows that 57% of the people surveyed wish that they could own less stuff....
20:52 2019-07-22

From signet rings to boilersuits: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekBaby bangs From Charlize Theron to Miley Cyrus, the mini fringe is having a moment. Continue reading......
14:39 2019-05-24

Mothercare sees 'improving UK trends' as losses leap Mothercare has reported a 20% leap in losses for its last financial year but says it is now starting to see "improving trends" in its core UK market as it continues attempts to transform the business....
14:00 2019-05-24

From vacuuming to circle bags: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekWhite, head-to-toe Leonard And Marianne, but also Samuel Ross of A-Cold-Wall. Alpha dressing goes serene. Continue reading......
17:00 2019-08-30

The digital trends disrupting the banking industry in 2019 Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, please click here. Banking Industry Overview The banking industry is in a much healthier place now than it was after the financial crisis of 2008. Total gl...
23:13 2019-09-02

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist bullshit....
22:26 2019-05-31

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Alan Dershowitz mock trial on child trafficking in the Bible canceled after Epstein suicide The cancellation comes less than a week after Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz's former client, died of an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in a New York jail....
05:26 2019-08-15

From vegan staycations to seaweed slip-ons: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekPlant-based staycations The UK’s first fully vegan hotel, Saorsa 1875, has opened in Scotland, with “open-fire cooking and wilderness”. Swoon. Continue reading......
18:52 2019-06-28

5 New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 Trends You Can Shop Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:52 2019-09-13

Goth Designer Rick Owens Doesn't Follow Trends The glamour-meets-grunge creator, nominated for Menswear Designer of the Year at next week’s awards, sees the use of influencers as ‘kind of horrible and...kind of great.’...
17:13 2019-05-28

From a Skittles mani to monotone hair: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekParty prosthetics“Queen of Halloween” Heidi Klum is going one up on Fiona from Shrek this year – prepping with a full-body scan. Facepaint suddenly feels low-key. Continue reading......
04:39 2019-09-14

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Are you ready for the ultimate convergence of 4 major gaming trends? (VB Live) VB's Dean Takahashi and Treasure Data's Marc Cook talk about the four industry trends that are on a course to irrevocably impact the future of gaming. Read More...
21:52 2019-08-07

Chelsea flower show 2019: this year's top garden trends From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, these are the highlights of this year’s showGreen was the dominant theme at Chelsea, literally and metaphorically. Main Avenue, home to the major show gardens, was awash with broad-leaved trees among a calming palette of green, pale yellow and wh...
21:13 2019-05-22

From Marc Jacobs to swim skirts: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekAnti-summer manis Opt for navys, blacks and maroons. Lucy Boynton and Margot Robbie are fans. Continue reading......
17:26 2019-08-16

Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study out Thursday suggests that these clinics aren’t all the same, and some might be more likely to give patients unsafe or useless treatments than others.Read more......
18:13 2019-08-01

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to process higher volumes of goods and ship them fast...
09:26 2019-07-19

From body brushing to paper bag ankles: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekFruit Salads The old-school sweets, not the dish with apple. Pink and orange is our new favourite colour combination, thanks to the latest Hermès show. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-07-19

From cowboy print to square sausages: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekRave flyer graphics, circa 1994 As seen in the club scene in Beats. All hail the fractal. Continue reading......
14:26 2019-05-31

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater r...
19:39 2019-07-01

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
19:00 2019-05-21

After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violence House Minority Whip Steve Scalise asked what it would take for liberals to denounce violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last weekend over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event taking part in a mock assassination on President ...
08:13 2019-08-20

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
22:26 2019-06-19

A Brief History of Viral Summer Trends, Starring the Leopard Midi Skirt Just as every year one pop song becomes unavoidable, each summer one garment achieves a numbing ubiquity among women. Looking back at gladiator sandals, tiny sunglasses and more....
00:00 2019-07-11

From ‘Just married’ jackets to whiskey and french fries: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekClassy caddies The designer Matthew Williamson has teamed up with Newby Teas to create three eye‑catching tins. Who’s for a brew? Continue reading......
15:13 2019-08-23

New York Fashion Week: Weirdest trends include crystal beards Run-of-the-mill purses and shoes don’t have a place among this season’s New York Fashion Week fixings. For the Spring 2020 presentations, designers have opted for the kinds of toppers and takealongs that will leave some scratching their heads. The creative forces behind Kate Spade presented a “City ...
05:39 2019-09-10

Indoor plant sales boom, reflecting urbanisation and design trends Millennials’ desire to nurture and care for something also contribute to riseIndoor plants sales are booming as a result of urbanisation, interior design trends and millennials’ desire to have something to nurture and care for.According to experts, the rise in sales of indoor plants and plant access...
22:26 2019-08-11

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
03:39 2019-06-22

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive ...
14:01 2019-06-08

From moon-energised water to raffia sandals: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekPoetic polos Gucci has stitched a line from a William Wordsworth poem on to a shirt. The Romantics ftw. Continue reading......
15:13 2019-06-07

#BoycottTrump4thOfJuly Trends 1 Day Before Trump’s Yuuuge Plans to Hijack the National Holiday U.S. presidents traditionally have been hands-off when it comes to the Fourth of July so as to avoid politicizing commemorations of the nation’s birth. But not Donald Trump, whose decision to insert himself in Washington, D.C.’s annual celebration with a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and an elabora...
08:52 2019-07-04

Summer’s hottest beauty trends, from neon makeup to bouncy bobs From retro-inspired hairstyles to superbright neon eyeshadow, a look at the coolest, easiest beauty trends heating up the season. Beachy twists Margot Robbie’s thin, face-framing braids at the Cannes Film Festival photo call for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” pay homage to her character in the movi...
21:52 2019-06-17

From Frankenstein-print shirts to sunset orange: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekWhip-smart ’dos Alexander Wang’s spring 2020 show featured ‘bull whip’ ponytails and pigtails bound in leather. Crikey. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-07-05

Google suspends Trends feature in New Zealand after naming murder accused Company backs down after criticism for breaching court order in Grace Millane caseGoogle has agreed to change how it publishes news in New Zealand after it was criticised for breaching a court order in a high-profile murder case.Google had refused to tighten publication standards after it sent an em...
11:26 2019-07-05

Baby name trends: move aside Craig and Gemma, it's time for Jaxon and Aria Report shows parents are in pursuit of ‘virtue in rarity’ and opt for distinctive names and alternative spellingsIt could be curtains for Craig. One of the most popular boys’ names of the postwar era is facing oblivion if current trends continue, as the speed with which parents tire of old names and...
23:26 2019-07-07

Fishing tackle, tights and Dynasty shoulders: style trends for AW19 Familiarise yourself with gypsophila and grey, know your grouper from your guppy and try to keep up with the new rugby look. Here’s our cheat sheet to the best – and most unexpected – of the season’s fashionRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement...
05:00 2019-09-17

Apple's new watchOS 6 — App Store on the Watch, Loudness warnings, and Fitness trends! Apple’s WWDC opening keynote is currently ongoing and the Cupertinians have already started revealing all the cool new software features we should be looking forward to. First up was watchOS 6 — we were introduced to a bunch of cool new things coming to the Apple Watch. Let’s recap:More watchfaces t...
00:13 2019-06-04

Apple's new watchOS — App Store on the Watch, Loudness warnings, and Fitness trends! Apple’s WWDC opening keynote is currently ongoing and the Cupertinians have already started revealing all the cool new software features we should be looking forward to. First up was watchOS 6 — we were introduced to a bunch of cool new things coming to the Apple Watch. Let’s recap:More watchfaces t...
22:26 2019-06-03

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018 Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains u...
04:39 2019-07-05

Summer’s hottest jewelry trends: Friendship bracelets to yellow gold Summer is the season of bold bijoux! From jewelry that conjures old sleepaway camp memories, to sleek statement pieces that are perfect for hot August nights, we’ve rounded up the five biggest bauble trends of the moment. World class Channel your inner globe-trotter with bright, woven accessor...
00:13 2019-08-06

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Score Deals on Fall Trends Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. OK,......
14:00 2019-07-17

Ex-Obama staffers mock 'chief diplomat' Ivanka Trump, compare her to Claire Underwood from 'House of Cards' Former White House National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor and former Obama speechwriter Ben Rhodes attacked Ivanka Trump on their "Pod Save The World" podcast Thursday and said her status as a diplomat is killing America's global reputation. ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Chinese Army's Hong Kong Garrison Releases Video of Riot Drills, Mock Street Battles The video features a People’s Liberation Army soldier shouting in the local Cantonese language, “All consequences are at your own risk.” The scenes depict troops firing military rifles in city streets, destroying a car with a rocket, and firing gas canisters at a group of retreating civilians....
17:26 2019-08-01

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant."...
22:00 2019-06-27

From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of insults....
22:26 2019-06-19

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
16:13 2019-05-21

From giant toilet rolls to Twin Peaks skateboards: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekYo-yo polos Rapper Swae Lee is the latest convert to the reverse dressing trend, wearing a back-to-front polo shirt to the CFDA Fashion Awards. Continue reading......
13:39 2019-06-21

Olive Garden calls out fake claims they support Trump after boycott trends Olive Garden, the Italian American chain restaurant, was forced to defend itself against potential customer boycotts after a Twitter user claimed the company was funding President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign....
19:26 2019-08-26

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Taking Patrick Mahomes early a mistake? Undercover mock investigates Is it a good idea to draft Patrick Mahomes early on Draft Day? Notoriously value-minded quarterback drafter Dave Richard goes incognito to lock in Mahomes in Round 2, then weighs the results....
22:00 2019-08-13

We Analyzed How the “Great Replacement” and Far Right Ideas Spread Online. The Trends Reveal Deep Concerns. “We are being replaced,” the Belgian politician Dries van Langenhove repeatedly posted on social media this Spring. Despite his use of words echoing the rhetoric found in two recent terrorist manifestos, his far-right party Vlaams Belang (“Flemish Interest”) made historic gai...
14:39 2019-07-18

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate cri...
18:39 2019-07-31

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which can be good for your health. This is compared to ...
00:00 2019-08-29

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs...
19:52 2019-06-06

After Trump tweeted out an image from a secret intelligence briefing to mock Iran, a top Iranian official trolled the president with a 'good morning' selfie MJ Azari Jahromi / Twitter Iranian official Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi taunted US President Donald Trump on Twitter Friday. Jahromi posted a selfie of himself standing before the Nahid-1 satellite. The tweet appears to be a response to Trump's tweets mocking an incident involving a rocket failure...
13:26 2019-09-01

China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Meeker, the Bond Capital founder and former Klei...
10:26 2019-06-12

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
22:00 2019-09-12

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
04:26 2019-09-16

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon – as w...
09:39 2019-09-13

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
23:39 2019-08-28

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
02:52 2019-09-11

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing scrutiny. The following is a summary of how ...
11:00 2019-09-17

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “The teenagers that we’ve seen have all presented with what looks like an infection,” sa...
01:52 2019-08-15

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linked to vaping—and many of them are teens or young pe...
03:13 2019-09-11

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
01:13 2019-09-12

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far....
20:26 2019-09-11

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between 2012 and 2016. The researchers say the vaccine could have prevented 92 percent of those cases. The ...
15:39 2019-08-24

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found smokers are three times more likely to die from hea...
21:13 2019-07-05

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
23:00 2019-08-13

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
07:52 2019-08-14

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
04:00 2019-09-13

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional cigarettes....
04:00 2019-09-12

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
21:52 2019-08-20

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cannabis samples: vitamin E acetate....
08:26 2019-09-07

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and MTV, along with music sites and social media. The ...
18:00 2019-07-23

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
01:13 2019-08-23

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes....
05:39 2019-09-18

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
05:39 2019-05-27

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed Friday....
17:00 2019-09-07

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices....
20:26 2019-09-12

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
03:13 2019-06-14

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
14:00 2019-06-29

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associated with vaping. (Sept. 18)        ...
07:39 2019-09-19

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
17:52 2019-05-31

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r......
15:52 2019-08-05

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases -- involving patients aged 17 to 38 and recorded......
01:26 2019-08-25

Critics: CDC silent on vaping THC as injuries mount CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
15:39 2019-08-28

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
19:39 2019-09-08

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
02:52 2019-09-07

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesHealth officials are reporting what could be the US’s first death linked to vaping. Related: Number of US teens using e-cigarettes surges to 5m in one year – study Continue reading......
13:39 2019-08-24

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
20:26 2019-09-12

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
01:39 2019-09-19

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
12:26 2019-09-13

Vaping devices still available on Amazon, Flipkart after India ban Some vaping products were still listed on the Indian websites of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart on Thursday, while several other websites discontinued their sales a day after the government's nationwide ban....
11:13 2019-09-19

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't know what's behind the surge in vaping-related lung...
09:13 2019-09-15

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used pai...
01:52 2019-06-08

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored......
03:13 2019-09-12

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at opposite ends of the political spectrum.Michael Bloombe...
16:52 2019-09-15

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
06:26 2019-08-21

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products off the street....
17:52 2019-08-30

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last month, news station ABC13 reported. “I had it on me like every second of the day,” Stevens...
04:26 2019-09-12

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
04:00 2019-06-08

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
01:52 2019-09-03

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
09:39 2019-09-15

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from other illnesses beside the vaping-related affliction, the Los Angeles Times reported. “With sad...
07:13 2019-09-17

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
09:39 2019-06-12

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in recent months. ...
17:39 2019-09-17

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers After spending two weeks in a medically induced coma in July, a Nassau County teen started college this week, but he’ll need help getting to class. The 18-year-old, who asked The Post not to share his name, is one of more than 215 cases of “vaping illness” recently reported in 25 states, with ...
00:00 2019-09-05

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
22:26 2019-09-04

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a massive recycling disaster, according to researchers. And top companies in the sector are piloting rec...
07:13 2019-08-27

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:13 2019-05-21

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use have led many to start questioning the safety of “vaping”. In fact, vaping’s safety always has been questionable. Electronic cigarettes heat a liquid ...
18:13 2019-09-05

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially linked to cannabis vapes. (Sept. 6)        ...
16:39 2019-09-07

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint investigation with the Food and Drug Administration into a re......
23:26 2019-09-06

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
03:13 2019-07-02

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
22:39 2019-09-06

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
04:00 2019-09-13

Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
19:13 2019-08-28

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show....
02:00 2019-09-13

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
02:00 2019-09-13

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
10:13 2019-07-16

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
10:26 2019-09-14

Five vaping facts: Worse with THC oil, safer than smoking cigarettes Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
15:39 2019-08-28

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Sept. 5)        ...
05:39 2019-09-06

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
03:39 2019-09-14

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, told TODAY. Justin Wils...
01:39 2019-09-14

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resident suspected to be related ...
21:39 2019-09-17

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
21:39 2019-09-17

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:39 2019-08-22

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
17:00 2019-08-21

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
22:00 2019-09-11

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
00:26 2019-08-24

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
23:26 2019-08-24

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
07:13 2019-09-11

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
00:26 2019-08-24

Authorities: Man upset about vaping cracked brother’s skull LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man struck his 15-year-old brother in the head in northwestern Indiana because he was upset about the teen vaping indoors, causing a skull fracture that led to his death. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that a recording of a hearing in the...
17:26 2019-06-21

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
03:26 2019-08-22

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
00:13 2019-08-21

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
21:26 2019-08-24

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.The Food and Drug...
04:00 2019-09-12

UAE expands taxes to target vaping and more sugary drinks The United Arab Emirates will start taxing vaping devices and e-cigarettes at 100% and all sugary drinks at 50% as economic growth stutters and the government looks for ways to boost its revenue...
19:26 2019-08-20

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
10:00 2019-09-07

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the industry....
01:26 2019-09-11

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
23:13 2019-08-23

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following a Third Death, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
22:39 2019-09-06

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% the year before. The University of Michigan study was published online Wednesday by the New England Jo...
00:52 2019-09-19

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
20:39 2019-05-29

US briefing: Wilbur Ross, Taliban talks and vaping lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: commerce secretary facing calls to resign over ‘Sharpiegate’. Plus, inside the bizarre, bungled raid on a North Korean embassyGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:39 2019-09-10

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
23:52 2019-09-06

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
05:39 2019-08-23

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use....
23:52 2019-09-16

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WATCH NOW....
17:52 2019-09-06

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors said he may need a double lung transplant, his parent...
02:52 2019-09-04

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of lung illness cases reported from 450 cases to 380 across 36 states. ...
17:13 2019-09-13

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas health officials....
14:00 2019-09-11

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00 2019-06-09

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
06:13 2019-09-19

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
00:26 2019-09-14

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
19:00 2019-07-02

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
00:52 2019-09-14

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
04:39 2019-08-31

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post. U...
01:26 2019-08-31

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis insiders are only shocked by one thing: how long the crisis took to surface. “The community was kind of like, ‘I told you so,’ ” a...
04:52 2019-09-19

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
06:00 2019-09-06

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping products."...
03:26 2019-09-19

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
02:00 2019-09-19

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
15:13 2019-09-14

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco products, a day after Donald Trump said he was considering a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes.The vast...
09:39 2019-09-13

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettes. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concerns following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses linked to the product....
10:52 2019-09-12

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, has sprung up in 450 cases across the country, puzzling health officials. Though vaping has...
18:39 2019-09-07

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed that the unidentified vaping victim died in the hospital from lung disease that “progres...
23:26 2019-09-10

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since the end of August. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resident suspected to be related to severe pulmonary i...
20:52 2019-09-17

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
23:39 2019-08-19

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: Take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
10:00 2019-09-07

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
14:13 2019-08-17

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
00:00 2019-08-20

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
05:52 2019-09-17

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for other sources of revenue....
18:52 2019-08-27

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: A rise in black-market products that combine THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, with poisonous oils....
14:13 2019-09-17

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has resulted in six deaths nationwide but none so far in ...
04:26 2019-09-18

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
02:26 2019-09-18

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nicotine and cannabis products, which he called a "youth epidemic."...
23:52 2019-09-16

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
04:52 2019-09-10

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
04:52 2019-09-12

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
13:00 2019-09-19

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from 450 possible cases to 380 confirmed and probable c...
04:13 2019-09-14

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
02:39 2019-09-06

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
22:52 2019-09-11

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
03:26 2019-08-31

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
01:26 2019-08-17

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
01:39 2019-08-20

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are aware this is the first case of vaping related illness that’s been reported in Canada,”...
05:13 2019-09-19

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
18:39 2019-09-04

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
11:13 2019-09-13

Senator Mitt Romney Says FDA Should Consider Recalling E-Cigarettes in Wake of Vaping Deaths Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider recalling e-cigarettes in the wake of at least six deaths by people who used vaping products. Over 450 people in 33 states have fallen ill after vaping and Senator Romney tweeted his concern about the lack o...
16:52 2019-09-11

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
02:00 2019-09-13

Michigan will be first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will ban online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but the restriction does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
23:39 2019-09-04

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
19:26 2019-06-07

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
20:13 2019-06-07

Brothers charged in massive counterfeit ring that made THC vaping cartridges Two brothers in Wisconsin have been charged in a large-scale counterfeit ring that manufactured thousands of THC vaping cartridges a day – believed to be one of the largest of its kind nationwide, authorities said. Tyler Huffhines, 20, and 23-year-old brother Jacob Huffhines flew to California on La...
23:13 2019-09-17

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school for a month....
14:00 2019-09-11

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:52 2019-09-11

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
18:00 2019-09-11

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
21:39 2019-05-30

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
04:00 2019-09-13

Teen hospitalized for ‘vaping-induced’ injury has warning for young users An Illinois teen issued a stern warning to youngsters from his hospital bed to stop vaping — saying the habit has left his lungs looking like those of a man more than 50 years older. Adam Hergenreder, 18, of Gurnee, cannot breathe without oxygen tubes since being admitted Saturday to a hospita...
20:39 2019-09-05

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
00:52 2019-08-24

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
04:00 2019-09-16

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's request....
22:52 2019-09-18

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cen...
10:00 2019-08-24

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping.ng....
19:39 2019-09-13