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September 05, 2019 - 5:34 pm
WNV is spread to humans through the bite of a mosquito which became infected when biting a bird.
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vape products
WWJ News
September 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Gregory Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, says this ban will hurt law-abiding adults in Michigan.
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FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. On Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. The root cause remains unclear, but officials said Friday that many reports involve marijuana vaping. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
WWJ News
August 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they investigate more cases of a breathing ailment linked to the devices. While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 15, 2015 file photo, a lesbian couple holds hands in Salt Lake City. Released on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, the largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, echoing research that says there is no single “gay gene.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 2:22 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay. The genome-wide research on DNA from nearly half a million U.S. and U.K. adults identified five...
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Savanah Dehart
Savanah Dehart (Credit: Kerri Lynn Dooley‎ via Facebook)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 1:22 pm
She was put on a feeding tube and ventilator to keep her alive while doctors treat her illness.
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FILE - In this Aug.14, 2014, file photo, a man exhales vapor as he demonstrates the use of his electronic cigarette, in Salt Lake City. Utah health officials say they are investigating 21 cases of a severe lung disease linked to vaping. The state Department of Health announced the new number Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, a jump from the five cases in teenagers and young adults reported last week. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
WWJ News
August 27, 2019 - 3:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials say they are investigating 21 cases of a severe lung disease linked to vaping. The state Department of Health announced the new number Monday, a jump from the five cases in teenagers and young adults reported last week. The department says the cases stem...
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water bottles recalled
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WWJ News
August 27, 2019 - 3:38 pm
The company says the clear silicone spouts may detach.
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Mosquito bite to the neck
WWJ News
August 26, 2019 - 5:17 pm
“Mosquito-borne diseases can cause long-term health effects in people and even death,” said Dr. Mary Grace Stobierski, MDHHS state public health veterinarian and manager of the Zoonotic and Emerging Infectious Diseases Section.
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. The Justice Department is moving forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
WWJ News
August 26, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally authorized cannabis research. The long-awaited move comes after researchers filed court papers asking a judge to compel the Drug Enforcement Administration to process...
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Dr. Deanna Lites
August 24, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Dogs -- your heart's best friend.
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