Officials list vape products most seen in outbreak cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands that are most commonly linked to hospitalizations. ...

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there’s ...

Superbug infections are rising but deaths falling, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-resistant “superbug” infections have been called a developing nightmare that make conquered germs once again untreatable. So there’s some surprising news in a fe...

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical ...

More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — New government figures show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses in the still-unsolved U.S. outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

Vaping-related illnesses in US still rising, but more slowly

NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer reports of vaping illnesses are coming in, but U.S. health officials say they are not sure what to make of it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sa...

US vaping illnesses top 1,000, death count is up to 18

NEW YORK (AP) — The outbreak of U.S. vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000 cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 1,080 confirmed and probabl...

US investigation of vaping-related illnesses focuses on THC

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say their investigation into a recent outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain THC. The Centers for Diseas...

US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 12, health officials said Thursday. The Centers...

What we know (and don't) about Juul, teen vaping and illness

NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of vaping illnesses. A surge in teens using electronic cigarettes. They're often spoken of in the same urgent breath, but it's not clear how — or even if — they are connect...

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say 530 people have now been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown. The Centers for Disease Control a...

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds

NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up...

No new measles cases reported in fading US outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation's worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years could be in its final stages. ...

US officials revise vaping illness count to 380 in 36 states

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government has refined how it is measuring an outbreak of breathing illnesses in people who vape, now counting only cases that are most closely linked to electronic cigarette ...

Cities again see more overdose deaths than country town

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. drug overdose deaths had been most common in Appalachia and other rural areas in recent years, but they are back to being more concentrated in big cities, according to a governmen...