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Distracted Driving a Threat During Holiday Travel Season

November 25, 2019   |  
More than 55 million Americans will hit the road this holiday season, according to a forecast by AAA. As highway traffic heats up, drivers must be increasingly wary of a growing threat: distracted driving. In 2017, distracted driving was blamed for nearly 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in North Carolina...
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Vitamin E Acetate Linked to Vaping-Related Lung Injury and Deaths

November 8, 2019   |  
Is vitamin E acetate responsible for the recent epidemic of e-cigarette and vaping product associated lung injury (EVALI)? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports it has reached a “breakthrough” in its investigation into the cause of a string of recent illnesses and deaths associated with e-cigarette use....
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Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

October 20, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson has issued the first-ever recall of its popular baby powder after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos contamination. For years, Johnson & Johnson has denied allegations that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with the potentially cancer-causing substance. In recent years, Johnson &...
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Chemical Pneumonia From Vaping

October 17, 2019   |  
As the EVALI outbreak continues across the United States (e-cigarette and vaping product use associated lung injury), many e-cigarette users have developed chemical pneumonia. What is chemical pneumonia? Chemical pneumonia is a dangerous form of pneumonia that can develop after inhaling chemicals that can inflame the lungs. Many chemicals can...
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EVALI – E-Cigarette & Vaping Product Use Associated Lung Injury

October 16, 2019   |  
What is EVALI? Following hundreds of reported cases and multiple deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has formally named the mysterious illness associated with JUUL and other e-cigarette use (otherwise known as “vaping”). The e-cigarette-related lung illness has been named EVALI, which stands for “e-cigarette or vaping...
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Durham Moped Accident Leaves One Dead After SUV Allegedly Runs Stop Sign

October 7, 2019   |  
WRAL reports that a Durham moped driver was killed in an accident early Monday. The moped crash, which reportedly occurred near the intersection of North Guthrie Ave. and Juniper Street in Durham, was allegedly due to another driver's negligence. Police say the driver of a black SUV failed to yield...
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Can JUUL cause cancer?

September 18, 2019   |  
With multiple deaths reportedly connected to e-cigarette usage (also known as “vaping”), health experts are taking a closer look at the long-term health risks associated with devices like JUULs. One of the most urgent questions is this: Can JUUL cause cancer? Though e-cigarettes do not burn tobacco, the liquid inside...
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Study: 2nd Cytoreductive Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma Increases Survival Rate

September 12, 2019   |  
A new study by the University of South Wales and St. George Hospital in Sydney, Australia has found that a second cytoreductive surgery (CRS) increased median survival time for patients suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. The study, published in the Journal of Surgical Oncology in July 2019, evaluated outcomes for 101...
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Sexual Assault in North Carolina: More Common Than You Think

July 8, 2019   |  
NEWS FLASH: Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted in federal court on charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors. Epstein, who avoided federal charges in a previous investigation, pled guilty in a related case in Florida in 2007 and received what many...
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Union County Tractor Trailer Crash Injures NC State Trooper, Construction Worker

A North Carolina state trooper and construction worker were among those injured when a tractor-trailer driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, crashing into three vehicles. The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Tuesday night in Union County on the eastbound lanes of Monroe Expressway near Hemby Bridge. According to law...
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