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Today Hawaii Passes Bill to Raise Smoking Age From 18 to 21
The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes.






Today Hawaii Poised to Raise Smoking Age to 21
The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes.






20 hours ago Hawaii Poised to Become 1st State to Raise Smoking Age to 21
The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes.






Yesterday Nurse Springs Into Action As Mystery Illness Diverts Plane
A 25-year-old nurse found herself in the middle of a medical drama in the air when passengers began to fall ill on board a SkyWest Airlines flight.






Yesterday More Bad News for Malaria Vaccine
An experimental malaria vaccine only protects about a third of children from malaria, but it could still save millions of lives, researchers say.






Yesterday Urgent Action Needed for Indiana HIV Outbreak: CDC
Federal officials are asking communities around the country to look for drug-abuse-fueled outbreaks of the AIDS virus.






Yesterday Face-Transplant Patient: 'Now I Accept What I Am'
Jerome Hamon had suffered from a rare disease known as neurofibromatosis.






Yesterday Face-Transplant Patient: 'Now I Accept What I Am'
Jerome Hamon's face was deformed by a rare disease known as neurofibromatosis.






Yesterday Blue Bell Pulls All Products After Ice Cream Listeria Scare
Blue Bell is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.






Yesterday Chinese Gene-Editing Attempt Creeps Out Scientists
Chinese scientists have caused an uproar by trying to permanently edit the DNA of human embryos, raising the specter of eugenics.






Yesterday Cobie Smulders Reveals Cancer Scare
Cobie Smulders' fictional fights have paled in comparison to the one the actress says she endured in real life.






Yesterday Is Dirty Air Damaging the Brains of Some City Dwellers?
City air pollution could hurt your brain, Harvard researchers suggested Thursday.






Yesterday Dr. Oz to Critics: 'It's Not a Medical Show'
The Dr. Oz Show is actually "not a medical show" but will no longer use words like "miracle," Dr. Mehmet Oz told NBC News in an exclusive interview.






Yesterday Americans Are Drinking More — A Lot More
Heavy drinking is on the rise in many parts of the U.S. - up more than 17 percent since 2005, researchers say. And rates are rising faster for women.






Yesterday Minnesota Declares Bird Flu Emergency
Minnesota's declared a state of emergency because of bird flu, which has struck more than 40 poultry farms in the state.






Yesterday Is Dirty Air Damaging Brains of Some City Dwellers?
City air pollution could hurt your brain, Harvard researchers suggested Thursday.






Apr 23 Wish You Could Just Disappear in Front of That Crowd?
People scared to speak in public are often coached to imagine the audience all wearing underwear. Maybe virtually stripping down could help even more.






Apr 23 Chinese Gene-Editing Experiment Creeps Out Scientists
Chinese scientists have caused an uproar by trying to permanently edit the DNA of human embryos, raising the specter of eugenics.






Apr 23 California Bill May Reshape Vaccination Laws Across U.S.
Vaccine laws in other states may be toughened, observers agree, if California strips parents' rights to exempt their kids from immunizations.






Apr 23 'I'm Not Going Anywhere,' Dr. Oz Says
The physician and TV personality slams his critics and responds to their critiques.






Apr 23 California Bill May Reshape Vaccination Laws Across Nation
Vaccine laws in other states may be toughened, observers agree, if California strips parents' rights to exempt their kids from immunizations.






Apr 22 Millions of Birds Slaughtered Amid 'Devastating' Flu Outbreak
The H5N2 virus that's spreading among poultry is a new mutant, and it will take some strong measures to fight it.






Apr 22 New Ebola Drug Even Saves Sick Monkeys in West Africa
A tweaked version of an experimental Ebola drug can save monkeys already sick with fever from the virus, researchers reported Wednesday.






Apr 22 Do These Genes Make Me Look Tasty ... To Mosquitoes?
Do mosquitoes come straight to you? Are you the one covered in itchy red welts? You may be able to blame your genes.






Apr 22 Millions of Birds Face Slaughter Amid 'Devastating' Flu Outbreak
The H5N2 virus that's spreading among poultry is a new mutant, and it will take some strong measures to fight it.






Apr 22 New Ebola Drug Matches Epidemic Strain in West Africa
A tweaked version of an experimental Ebola drug can save monkeys already sick with fever from the virus, researchers reported Wednesday.






Apr 22 U.S. Poultry Exports Drop Amid Bird Flu Scare
The avian flu outbreak that has spread in 12 states is taking its toll on more than just the thousands of birds that have been destroyed.






Apr 22 Dr. Oz Fights Back: 'We Will Not Be Silenced'
The doctors sent an email to Columbia University last week Oz for pushing "quack treatments" for personal financial gain.






Apr 21 Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak May Be Five Years Old, CDC Says
An outbreak of Listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream has been going on quietly for five years, federal health officials said Tuesday.






Apr 21 Blue Bell Outbreak: Five Things to Know About Listeria
Here are five things you need to know about Listeria, which has sickened 10 people - three fatally - amid an outbreak traced to Blue Bell ice cream.