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  • Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

    Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular.

  • Distracted driving among teens threatens public health and safety

    Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008; 16 percent of all distraction-related fatal automobile crashes involved drivers under 20 years of age.

  • WHO reports uptick in MERS

    The number of new cases of the Middle East coronavirus appears to be rising sharply, according to figures compiled by the World Health Organization.

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