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CDC Reports Breakthrough on Vaping Illnesses

CDC Reports Breakthrough on Vaping Illnesses Vitamin E acetate, which is used in food and skin care products without adverse effects, is used as a cutting agent or additive on the cannabis black market because it is colorless, odorless and low-priced, and has a consistency similar to THC oil. [Full Article...]

Majority expect Trump to win in 2020

Majority expect Trump to win in 2020 On Sen. Bernie Sanders, 46 percent opted for "a lot/some", 19 percent "not much" and 34 percent "not at all". Biden gets the support of 31 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, with Sen. Klobuchar will join Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, Warren, and California Senator Kamala Harris in a debate hosted and moderated by Politico and PBS. In Iowa - where Biden was leading just two weeks ago - h... [Full Article...]

'Bonkers' math: Nebraska senator issues one-line statement on Warren health-care plan

'Bonkers' math: Nebraska senator issues one-line statement on Warren health-care plan It marks a significant contrast with her rival Sen. Health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and the deductions for medical expenses would be eliminated. "She'd also add a new tax on the sale of stocks, bonds, and derivatives, writing, that even a small tax of "one-tenth of one percent" would raise "$800 billion in revenue over the next ten years". [Full Article...]

Biden maintains double-digit lead in Democratic race

Biden maintains double-digit lead in Democratic race In second is Warren at 16% and Sanders at 12%. The poll's margin of error is +/- 2.4 percent. Bernard Sanders of Vermont at 16%, the poll said. Mr Biden, a former US Vice President, and Mrs Warren, a senator for MA are closely tied with 18 per cent and 17 per cent of support respectively in a survey of 500 likely Democratic voters in the state. [Full Article...]

Sault paramedics go pink for breast cancer (2 photos)

Sault paramedics go pink for breast cancer (2 photos) Where did No Bra Day start? A 2013 study found that for women previously diagnosed with breast cancer , eating one or more servings of high fat dairy led to 49% higher mortality. After three years, it was moved to October 13. John N John has pledged to donate five cents for every mile driven throughout the month of October to the National Breast Cancer Foundation . [Full Article...]

Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes

Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes Larsen and his team published their findings October 2 in The New England Journal of Medicine . Two of the biopsies came from patients who died . The researchers looked at samples of lung tissue from 17 people, all of whom had vaped and 70% had used marijuana or cannabis oils. [Full Article...]

Related illnesses increase to 530, CDC says

Related illnesses increase to 530, CDC says The deaths were reported in California (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Oregon. Still, health officials said they haven't found a definitive cause or a clear connection between cases, and they warned that patients anxious about becoming ill from vaping should refrain from using e-cigarettes. [Full Article...]

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers expired Saturday, but workers were told to report to jobs as negotiations continued and the prospect of a national strike loomed. In that same time period, sales of sedans have dropped 10 percent to 22.9 percent of market share, according to Experian , while sales of crossovers have grown 10 percent to make up alm... [Full Article...]