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San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so

A person uses a Juul Labs electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, on Monday, June 24, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials approved an ordinance that prohibits selling nicotine pods or devices that haven’t been… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »