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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 file photo, a woman takes a puff from a cannabis vape pen in Los Angeles. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, U.S. health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday again urged people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses. Officials said they had identified 450 possible cases, including at least three deaths, in 33 states. The count includes a newly...
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Filling glass with tap water
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Jennifer Bloodworth
September 05, 2019 - 11:12 am
Pennsylvania American Water has lifted a boil water advisory for about 500 customers in South Strabane Township in Washington County.
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JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 5:49 pm
E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing a mounting number of state and federal investigations into its marketing and sales practices
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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)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers...
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More than 60 elected leaders from across Allegheny County have signed a letter calling for a crackdown on industrial polluters.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
August 28, 2019 - 2:41 pm
More than 60 elected leaders from across Allegheny County have signed a letter calling for a crackdown on industrial polluters. The letter calls for tougher pollution standards and increased penalties on violators.
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(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool)
Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Oklahoma's legal fight against the opioid industry has racked up settlements and judgments of nearly $1 billion
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Keene State College in Keene, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Wrapping himself in the legacy of "Obamacare," Joe Biden is offering restless Democrats a health care proposal that goes far beyond it
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Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 8:15 pm
Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 19, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the...
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Dreamstime
August 13, 2019 - 11:37 am
A couple of water main breaks, produced low pressure and no pressure in Lincoln Lemington and a small portion of Homewood North.
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