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Trump aides hold daily meetings on vaping as White House scrambles to formulate policy

From left: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and President Donald Trump, during a listening session on youth vaping and the electronic cigarette epidemic inside the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington,, November 22, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters The White House, grappling with the outbreak of a… Read More »

White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Statement, CDC, Sept.11, 2019. CDC: “Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products.” News release, FDA, Sept. 11, 2019. Statement, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Sept. 11, 2019. Ted Kwong, spokesman, JUUL Labs. News release, JUUL, Aug. 29, 2019. Statement, Vapor Technology Association, Sept. 11, 2019. Megan Arendt, spokesperson, Action on Smoking & Health.… Read More »

When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both

A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition sparked interest when it reported that red and white meat have a similar effect on low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol, which is associated with increased heart disease risk. You may conclude, “Well, if chicken is just as bad for my cholesterol as red… Read More »

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the White House. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine… Read More »