Variety
September 10

Wisconsin man accused in illegal THC vaping cartridge scheme

A Wisconsin man is accused of running a 10-man operation that manufactured thousands of counterfeit vaping cartridges loaded with THC oil every day for almost two years, authorities said.
National
September 10

Judge blocks North Dakota's medication abortion reversal law

A federal judge in North Dakota on Tuesday blocked a state law enacted earlier this year that required physicians to tell women they may reverse a so-called medication abortion if they have second thoughts.
Variety
September 10

Kansas confirms state's first death linked to vaping

Kansas health officials have confirmed the first death in the state related to an outbreak of a lung disease linked to vaping.
Variety
September 10

Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer's trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.
National
September 10

Minnesota lawmakers will hear disputed assisted suicide bill

A woman with terminal cancer will tell her story Wednesday before a Minnesota House committee considering a bill that would allow adults with less than six months to live to obtain medication to end their lives on their own terms.
Variety
September 10

Mother charged with neglect after 42-pound teen son dies

A Milwaukee mother is facing child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son.
Variety
September 10

Delaware probes 3 possible cases of vape-related lung issues

Delaware health officials are investigating three possible cases of severe lung disease related to the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping.
Variety
September 10

Alabama investigates 5 cases of lung disease tied to vaping

The Alabama Department of Public Health says it's investigating five reports of potentially severe lung disease associated with electronic cigarettes or vaping.
Variety
September 10

Austrian doctor sues US for seizing patients' abortion drugs

An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions.
National
September 10

California governor signs vaccine bills he demanded

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations.
Variety
September 9

Ex-USC doctor charged with sex abuse surrenders license

George Tyndall, a former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexually assaulting patients, has surrendered his medical license, the state medical board announced Monday.
National
September 9

The Latest: California governor signs vaccine bills

The Latest on vaccine legislation (all times local):
Variety
September 9
A cashier displays a packet of tobacco-flavored Juul pods at a store in San Francisco.

Juul warned over claims e-cigarette safer than smoking

Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping company Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products.
Variety
September 9

ACLU: Kansas inmate could die without opioid-addiction meds

The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons on behalf of an inmate they claim could die without a drug used to treat his opioid addiction.
Variety
September 9

Americans love snacks. What does that mean for their health?

Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity.
Variety
September 9

Texas shows possible future if abortion bans take effect

After seven states passed sweeping abortion bans this year, speculation soon arose about the potentially onerous travel burdens the laws could someday impose on women…
Variety
September 9

9 Florida students hospitalized for eating 'THC-laced candy'

Authorities say nine students from a Florida charter school ate marijuana-infused candy and were hospitalized with stomach pains.
Variety
September 9

73-year-old Minnesota drag racer back on track

Nearly 13 months ago, Virginia's Gus Phillipich underwent quadruple bypass heart surgery in a nine-hour procedure.
Variety
September 9

Wisconsin charter school open to students of all abilities

Imagine you walk into a classroom where kindergartners, second-graders and third-graders are working together. The older students guide the young as they share ideas. There is a flurry of movement as they remain active, learning in various forms — from handmade models to technology.
National
September 8

Sens. Markey, Warren press health officials on EEE research

U.S. Sens. Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren are pressing federal health officials on research efforts to combat eastern equine encephalitis.