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The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Police near San Francisco surrounded and searched a medical building Wednesday after reports that a gunman may have opened fire inside.
It wasn't as many as in the global H1N1 pandemic of 2009, but this year's influenza vaccine program delivered a record 1.4 million seasonal doses to B.C. residents.
EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men.
Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.
Reynolds American Inc. 's first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent more on expanding its electronic cigarette brand and legal costs.
Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.
A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.
The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.
A New York state hospital has opted to prohibit electronic cigarettes after a female patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.
Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.'s Eli Lilly & Co.
Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.
Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, talks with GOP Assembly members Diane Harkey, of Dana Point, left, and Shannon Grove, of Bakersfield, after the Assembly approved his smoking bill banning smoking in home day care centers, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.
The 1980s teen star shared the news after people criticized her earlier this month for pictures she shared online showing her skinny frame while she was in Chile for two performances.
In this July 10, 2013, file photo, office workers eats tacos at an outdoor food stand during lunch time in Mexico City.