Medicine

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk raises almost half a million dollars

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk raises almost half a million dollars A tweet Sunday morning from the Salt Lake City Police Department said: "This month we authorized officers to wear their Breast Cancer Awareness badge". The event was adopted in the U.S.in 2012. This October, Holzer is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some people are critical of the attention that the breast cancer movement receives. [Full Article...]

Research shows vaping-related lung disease may be caused by chemical exposure

Research shows vaping-related lung disease may be caused by chemical exposure Two of the biopsied patients have since died from the condition. "While we can't discount the potential role of lipids, we have not seen anything to suggest this is a problem caused by lipid accumulation in the lungs". "We were not surprised by what we found, regarding toxicity", said Dr. Larsen, senior author of the study. "We have seen a handful of cases, scattered individual cases, over t... [Full Article...]

U.S. vaping illness count tops 500, but cause remains unknown

U.S. vaping illness count tops 500, but cause remains unknown Officials from the CDC and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been investigating the rash of vaping-related lung illnesses since earlier this summer, and both have activated emergency operations centers to help. Jennifer Layden said on a conference call with reporters. Previously, the FDA found that numerous products used by the patients contained a contaminant commonly found in THC vap... [Full Article...]

UAW sets stage for possible strike against GM

UAW sets stage for possible strike against GM The union was disappointed that GM waited until two hours before its contract with the UAW expired to make its first "serious" offer, Mr Dittes wrote in a letter Sunday to the automaker's vice president of labor relations for North America. [Full Article...]