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First death reported from vaping-related lung illness, officials say

Two young women vape outside the shop they work at, Cloud99 Vapes, in Manhattan borough, New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters One person has died after being hospitalized with a severe lung illness after using an e-cigarette, the first death doctors have linked to vaping, Illinois officials said Friday. The death comes as federal and… Read More »

John Elway reveals he suffers from debilitating ‘Viking disease’

‘I couldn’t pick up a football’: NFL legend John Elway reveals he suffers from debilitating ‘Viking disease’ that bends and contorts his fingers John Elway was diagnosed with Dupuytren’s contracture, a hand deformity that causes tissue to knot under the skin of the palm, in 2004 Both of Elway’s ring fingers were bent in towards… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Getting Frightening Health News In The Mail From 23andMe; Increase Funding, Strategies For Long-Term Impact Of Opioid Epidemic

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: 23andMe Had Bad News About My Health. I Wish A Person Had Delivered It I had just gotten home from the gym when I opened the email from 23andMe, saying a report was ready for me to read. That click changed my life forever:… Read More »