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United States federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

No matter how O'Connor ruled, legal experts have been forecasting that the Texas case would be appealed and could well place the law again before the high court, giving its conservative newest member, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a first opportunity to take part.

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Use of e-cigarettes almost doubles among U.S. high school seniors

For young people, "nicotine is unsafe and it can have negative health effects", Mr. Adams said in an interview. The detailed advisory listed various strategies that states, communities, health professionals and parents can apply to restrict the use of e-cigarettes.

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New Survey Shows Rise of Nicotine Vaping Among US Teenagers

In addition to the increase in the number of 12th graders who reported vaping over the last 12 months, the survey also found that the number of high school seniors who used a nicotine e-cigarette in the 30 days before the survey had jumped from 11- to 20.9-percent.

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Judge's Healthcare Ruling Was 'Great for Our Country' -Trump Says

US District Judge Reed O'Connor agreed with arguments by several states, led by Texas, which said that the Barack Obama-era law can not stand because there is now no penalty for Americans who do not buy insurance, NBC News reported . Where did the Texas case come from? United States, was filed in February. But with that "tax" - or penalty - having been removed starting next year, Republicans challenging the law in this case argued the program is now illegal.

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Federal judge declares Obama health care overhaul unconstitutional

Meanwhile, the White House called on Congress to replace Obamacare with an affordable healthcare system which protects people with pre-existing conditions. He urged maintaining provisions such as protections for pre-existing medical conditions, no lifetime dollar limits on insurance coverage, and allowing young adults to stay on parental coverage until age 26.

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Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in its baby powder, report says

The company went on to say that its iconic baby powder is "safe and asbestos-free". Reuters-along with attorneys for more than 11,000 plaintiffs now suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company's products caused their cancer-examined memos, internal reports , and other confidential documents as well as deposition and trial testimony.