A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

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In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their […]


When Vaping Goes Wrong
03
February

When Vaping Goes Wrong

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Number 5 Simah Herman 18-year-old Simah Herman was one of the victims of a violent lung disease outbreak which we’ll explore in depth, further down our list. Doctors determined that vaping had been the root cause of her illness, as it had been the case for several hundred people since the spring of 2019. Herman […]






Fighting the Flu
14
October

Fighting the Flu

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STUDI: [ Speaking in Cherokee ] I know the problems the spread of illness can cause native people. Each year, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu. Like all Americans, native peoples and tribal communities need to protect themselves. Flu spreads mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing. MAN: [ Coughs ] […]


Secondhand Smoke: Triumphs and Tragedies
13
October

Secondhand Smoke: Triumphs and Tragedies

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BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES>>This is about improving and saving people’s lives.>>Unfortunately, because of the secondhand smoke in the air, I had an asthma attack within 10 minutes, so I was forced to leave.>>The cancer, how I got it, was due to my exposure to secondhand smoke in […]


5 Things to Know About TB
11
October

5 Things to Know About TB

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5 Things to know about Tuberculosis or (TB) 1. Anyone can get TB. TB bacteria are spread through the air when a person with TB disease coughs,speaks,or sings. 2. TB is not a disease of the past – CDC estimates up to 13 million people in the United States have latent TB infection. People with […]