Jennifer Lee

November 12, 2019
Metro Atlanta student diagnosed with measles, officials say – WSB Atlanta

Metro Atlanta student diagnosed with measles, officials say – WSB Atlanta

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - State health officials confirm a metro Atlanta child has a case of the measles. Authorities said the unvaccinated student may have exposed others to the measles at school. Cobb and Douglas Public Health said that a student with …
November 12, 2019
Vox Sentences: The bad E in e-cigarettes – Vox.com

Vox Sentences: The bad E in e-cigarettes – Vox.com

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for whats happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. A very strong culprit in the vaping il…
November 11, 2019
Local health officials optimistic about proposed plan to raise minimum vaping age to 21 – News3LV

Local health officials optimistic about proposed plan to raise minimum vaping age to 21 – News3LV

Local health officials optimistic about proposed plan to raise minimum vaping age to 21 - News3LV
November 11, 2019
Vegan diet: how your body changes from day one – Business Day

Vegan diet: how your body changes from day one – Business Day

Veganism, the plant-based diet that shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described vegans in the UK alone. Where this motivation stems from is varied, but includes concerns about…
November 11, 2019
Weather Channel app uses Watson to tell you when flu season is coming – Engadget

Weather Channel app uses Watson to tell you when flu season is coming – Engadget

Whatever the conditions are like, you'll get prevention advice as well as CDC flu reports. It's easy to see Flu Insights fueling some paranoia. Do you really want to be afraid of going outside simply because Watson predicted trouble? Used carefully, though, …
November 10, 2019
Vaping illness spurs calls for federal marijuana changes | TheHill – The Hill

Vaping illness spurs calls for federal marijuana changes | TheHill – The Hill

Marijuana advocates are seizing on the recent outbreak of vaping illnesses to renew calls for clear federal rules on cannabis.  Federal health officials have pointed to black market THC products as a likely culprit of a mysterious vaping illness that has sic…
November 10, 2019
I Thought Being a Health Care Reporter Would Make Cancer Easier. I Was Wrong. – POLITICO

I Thought Being a Health Care Reporter Would Make Cancer Easier. I Was Wrong. – POLITICO

The other night, like most nights, I wake up several times, drenched in sweat. I get up. I pee and peel off all my clothes and change into new ones. I drink whatever is in the glass on my nightstand I am so dehydrated. I go to the bathroom sink and splash wa…
November 10, 2019
Researchers Say The BRCA2 Gene Fault Isn’t Only a Cancer Risk For Women – ScienceAlert

Researchers Say The BRCA2 Gene Fault Isn’t Only a Cancer Risk For Women – ScienceAlert

Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, are calling for annual blood tests to detect aggressive prostate cancer in men who have a fault in the BRCA2 gene. After researching the effectiveness of the test, Ros Eeles, who led the study, said: "O…
November 9, 2019
‘Very strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses identified – lehighvalleylive.com

‘Very strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses identified – lehighvalleylive.com

U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a very strong culprit. The same chemical compound was found in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country…