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Alabama probes 5 cases of lung disease tied to vaping

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  — The Alabama Department of Public Health says it’s investigating five reports of potentially severe lung disease associated with electronic cigarettes or vaping. The department told news outlets that it’s evaluating the reports and will release information as it becomes available. A department statement says the group is joining other state health departments […]

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US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

NEW YORK — Measles in the US has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. “This is alarming,” said Dr. William Schaffner, a Vanderbilt University vaccine expert. Not only is measles dangerous in itself, […]

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Every police officer has 50 cases to solve a year

Every police officer has 50 cases to solve a year: Workloads have rocketed by 45 per cent due to spiralling crime rates, research shows The number of crimes investigated by an office has risen from 35 in 2013/2014 The College of Policing is concerned criminals are now slipping through the net  Around 90 per cent […]