FDA action banning e-cigarette sales to minors may also protect all users from harmful chemicals

Some of the hundreds of different electronic smoking devices on the market. 

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Much to the displeasure of the burgeoning, multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a ruling that prevents those under 18 from buying the battery-operated smokes, as well as cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. … Continue reading

Important reporting on the dangerous corporate practice of buying scientists

David Heath, one the nation’s top investigative reporters, has been chasing this important topic for months and has documented a level of corporate sleaze that most other experts have either failed to notice or refused to acknowledge. I urge you … Continue reading

As Zika dangers become more obvious, Congress balks at releasing needed research money

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If they think hard about it, most people can figure out why the Republican-led Congress throws legislative roadblocks in front of almost all demands, requests and pleas coming from the White House. But ignoring an appeal for money to thwart … Continue reading

Limb-saving diabetic drug still can’t penetrate the Cuban blockade

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(Reprinted from Jan. 15, 2015 Fair Warning) HAVANA – President Obama’s efforts to renew relations with Cuba may soon allow Americans to visit this island’s pristine beaches and start lugging home shopping bags filled with long-coveted cigars and rum. But … Continue reading