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Doctors lack treatments for nicotine-addicted youth

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[ad_1] The FDA is aware of the gap and trying to fill it. The agency is preparing to yank e-cigarette flavors from the market while studying their safety and public health impact, and has announced new funding opportunities for researchers to study effective ways to treat nicotine addiction in youth …

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Health officials: Trump immigration order could be illegal

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[ad_1] Under Trump’s proclamation, immigrants would need to obtain private health coverage within 30 days of entering the United States or otherwise prove that they can cover their health care costs. The president also has insisted that the order be implemented even if courts find parts to be illegal. “It …

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Juul CEO steps down, company promises to follow Trump ban

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[ad_1] Juul. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Juul announced Wednesday morning that its CEO would step down and that the company would not lobby the Trump administration on its looming ban of flavored vapor products. The nation’s largest e-cigarette maker, amid increasing pressure from Washington and state officials over an “epidemic” …

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Vaping illnesses hit 530 as FDA reveals criminal investigation

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[ad_1] Many people who have gotten sick reported vaping THC, some said they used nicotine and others reported using both. | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The number of vaping-related illnesses has climbed to 530 and seven deaths across 38 states and one territory as federal and state health officials continue searching …

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Pelosi tries to split Trump, Republicans over drug pricing

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[ad_1] With her draft, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is aiming for a sweet spot between moderate pragmatists and her party’s fiery progressive wing. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo health care The six-page proposal that surfaced Monday and that Pelosi’s office says is still subject to change is more progressive than many …

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