San Francisco proposes restricting vape sales. One official would like Juul's headquarters 'gone yesterday'
San Francisco proposes restricting vape sales. One official would like Juul's headquarters 'gone yesterday'

San Francisco officials are proposing changes that could ban vape sales in the city and jeopardize the headquarters of leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs.

FDA approves first postpartum depression drug
FDA approves first postpartum depression drug

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Teen who refused chickenpox vaccine says school is limiting his activities. So he's suing
Teen who refused chickenpox vaccine says school is limiting his activities. So he's suing

A Kentucky student is suing his local health department after it barred students who aren't immunized against the chickenpox from attending school and canceled extracurricular activities during an outbreak that has affected 32 people.

Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her
Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her

Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.

To help fight vaping, schools look to their own students
To help fight vaping, schools look to their own students

Teen vaping is on the rise, and schools are searching for solutions, with some taking disciplinary action or installing vape detectors in bathrooms.

Aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for most healthy adults
Aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for most healthy adults

Cardiologists are no longer recommending low-dose aspirin except for high-risk patients because the risk of bleeding can outweigh the heart-healthy benefits.

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says
Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and juice is linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser extent, from cancer, according to new research.

40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread
40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here's the plan to stop the spread

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday detailed its new initiative to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus infections in the United States by at least 90% over 10 years.

New study suggests fish oil derivative may benefit heart health
New study suggests fish oil derivative may benefit heart health

New numbers suggest that a purified fish oil derivative, a prescription drug called Vascepa, is more effective at preventing cardiovascular events than previously thought.

There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children
There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children

Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. The only concerns parents should have finding their phones fast enough to document the funny faces and cleaning up the mess that might follow. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies -- leaving parents to keep track of it all.

Human speech sounds evolved because of our diet, study says
Human speech sounds evolved because of our diet, study says

Although languages around the world vary greatly, some share similar speech sounds. A new study suggests that labiodental sounds like 'f' and 'v' are included in about half of the world's languages due to a change in our diet that relies on softer foods.

She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she's helping kids learn how to grieve.
She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she's helping kids learn how to grieve.

Mary Robinson founded the Imagine center for kids to provide what she didn't have after her father died.