CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick

[ad_1] There are a lot of rumors and unsubstantiated chatter around the risks of vaping, and the CDC admits it has plenty of questions. It says it's too early to pinpoint a single product or ....

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Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments

[ad_1] According to The Washington Post, the change was made in response to outcry over online marketing by stem cell clinics touting unapproved treatments for everything from joint pain to Alzheimer's. At best, many of ....

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Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation

[ad_1] But, the notifications don't appear to completely prevent people from viewing anti-vaccination content. One screenshot the company shared with CNN shows that, at least on Instagram, individuals have the option to still see what ....

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Form’s Swim Goggles display heart rate data in the pool

[ad_1] Swimmers will be able to view their heart rate in their line of sight, thanks to the Swim Goggles' augmented reality capabilities and the tiny, see-through display inside one of the lenses. The Polar ....

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The FTC is reportedly investigating Juul’s teen marketing tactics

[ad_1] Critics have said the company's marketing campaigns make the brand attractive to teens. According to federal data, vaping among teens jumped 78 percent from 2017 to 2018. But the company says it has never ....

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MIT’s thread-like robot can slip through blood vessels in your brain

[ad_1] The team described the "magnetically steerable, hydrogel-coated robotic thread" in a paper published in Science Robotics. The core of the thread is made from nickel-titanium alloy, which is both bendy and springy. It's coated ....

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Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes

[ad_1] These new Retail Access Control Standards (RACS) are Juul's latest attempt to curb teen vaping. More than 50 retail chains -- a total of more than 40,000 outlets -- have agreed to comply. Juul ....

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North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use

[ad_1] These e-cig makers were "helping to fuel an epidemic" of vaping among middle and high-school kids, state Attorney General Josh Stein said. He argued it was vital to close down these operations when the ....

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