Tag Archives: People

More people signing up for health insurance in California

New enrollments in California’s state-run health insurance marketplace are up 16% compared to last year By ADAM BEAM Associated Press December 12, 2019, 10:02 PM 3 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 130,000 people have purchased health insurance through California’s state-run marketplace for the first time, a 16% increase from last year now that… Read More »

Logging off: Meet the people who quit social media (and never looked back)

Actor Channing Tatum recently told his 17.4 million Instagram followers that he’s switching off in order to ‘get his creative juices flowing’ and there are plenty of ordinary people doing just the same. They’re leaving behind the world of likes and followers – and they say their lives have never been better. Abbi Bramble Deirdre… Read More »

Dozens of Young People Hospitalized for Breathing and Lung Problems After Vaping

Nearly three dozen young people have been hospitalized around the country in recent weeks for severe respiratory problems after vaping either nicotine or marijuana, stumping doctors treating them. The Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin public health departments are investigating these cases and at least 20 additional emergency admissions that doctors suspect are related to vaping some… Read More »

Vaping Landed 14 Young People in the Hospital in 2 States

According to administrators from the Department of Health Services in Wisconsin and the Department of Public Health in Illinois, a total of 14 teens and young adults were recently hospitalized for lung damage and breathing problems most likely related to vaping, CNN reports. E-cigarettes are often advertised as a healthier substitute to traditional cigarettes. But… Read More »