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Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Britain's public health authorities are pushing smokers to switch to it as a safer choice; experts in the USA have warned that electronic cigarettes increase the risk of nicotine addiction among young people, while the World Health Organization has said uneasily that warming up electronic cigarettes can lead to the formation of toxic substances.

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Dozens overdose in CT park as USA opioid crisis worsens

Numerous cases took place at the New Haven Green, a park near the university where a similar mass overdose took place on July 4. "Two individuals had life-threatening symptoms, and the others had non-life-threatening symptoms", he said.

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At least 76 people overdose on K2 in New Haven, Connecticut

Two people were said to be in a life-threatening condition. Police Chief Anthony Campbell identified him only as a man who is known to police for drug violations and was found in possession of a drug believed to be K2. In May, for example, 25 people were hospitalized in one area of Brooklyn, New York, after having negative reactions to what was believed to be K2, police said.

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Rescue team rushes to help ailing orca spotted off B.C.

Just like humans, they're still mourning, which ultimately show how emotional and intelligent killer whales are. Several recent scientific papers and publications have documented grieving behavior in whales and dolphins, and scientists working in the Salish Sea have themselves witnessed similar sad sights of mothers carrying deceased calves.

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MS reports 6 more West Nile virus cases for 2018

Moreover, the virus can be unsafe for young children, people who are more than 65 years and those who have a weak immune system. Ganesh Shivaramaiyer, DCHHS interim director, said: "Dallas not only conducts active surveillance to detect WNV and monitor infection rates locally but also educates the community to take preventative action".

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West Nile Virus sweeps America: Cases reported from coast to coast

The west nile virus is "out of control" right now in Butte County, this is according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District. Symptoms include high fever, convulsions and muscle weakness, and the illness can put someone in a comatose state.