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Alibaba to stop sales of e-cigarette components in United States

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at an exhibition during the World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the United States, amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and… Read More »

Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the man had normal lung function before he started to vape in May. He developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, and was hospitalized on August 22. “This is an unfortunate case of a young man with no prior lung illness who started vaping because of chronic… Read More »

Cannabis And The United Kingdom: Where Are We Now?

The Path to Medicinal Use On September 21 2018, the U.K. Government announced that cannabis-based products for medicinal use would become available for specialist doctors to prescribe legally. Keeping true to their word, November 1 of that year marked a watershed moment towards the approach to cannabis in the U.K., as the Government legalized its… Read More »

QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities That Use Electronic Health Records, by Census Region — United States, 2016

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Celebrating Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first African American female physician in the United States

Last month on February 3, 2019, we celebrated National Women Physician’s Day (NWPD). Created in 2016 by the Physician Mom Group (PMG) in collaboration with Physicians Working Together (PWT) and Medelita, NWPD honors the first female physician in the U.S., Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell and highlights gender inequality in medicine. The day is a social media… Read More »