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Adults who vape are more likely to quit cigarettes, study finds

Adults who vape are more likely to quit cigarettes, study finds

Adult smokers who vape are more likely to quit using cigarettes, according to a study released Monday. But e-cigarettes also increase the risk of relapse in some former smokers, the researchers found. “This study is the first to point out that even if smokers may succeed in stopping smoking with the aid of electronic cigarettes,…MORE

Ebola: DR Congo confirms first case in city of Goma on border with Rwanda

Ebola: DR Congo confirms first case in city of Goma on border with Rwanda

The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub that is home to more than 1 million people on the Rwandan border. The case, which was confirmed Sunday by the country’s Ministry of Health, has raised fears that the virus could make its way across the porous border into still-uninfected…MORE

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The Trump administration has agreed to allow a Stanford University pediatrician to conduct an independent investigation into health conditions for migrant children at US Customs and Border Protection facilities. The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In…MORE

Flesh-eating bacteria kills a Memphis man who visited Florida waterways

Flesh-eating bacteria kills a Memphis man who visited Florida waterways

A Tennessee man died Sunday after he became infected with Vibrio vulnificus, a type of flesh-eating bacteria, while vacationing in Okaloosa County, Florida, his daughter said. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend. Let me assure you that it is not. It took my Dad’s life,” Cheryl Bennett Wiygul wrote Wednesday in a Facebook…MORE

Drugmaker to pay $1.4 billion in largest US opioid treatment settlement

Drugmaker to pay $1.4 billion in largest US opioid treatment settlement

Reckitt Benckiser Group has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve a long-running United States federal investigation into the company’s sales and marketing of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat people addicted to heroin, painkillers and other opioids. The settlement is the largest in United States history in a case involving an…MORE

Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police

Autistic Londoners issued with ‘autism alert’ cards by police

Police in London have launched an autism card program aimed at improving interactions between officers and people with autism. The cards will be distributed to people with autism and will alert police to the possibility that the person struggles with communication or could display unpredictable behavior, the Metropolitan Police said. The announcement comes at the…MORE

Cutting about 300 calories a day might benefit your heart, study finds

Cutting about 300 calories a day might benefit your heart, study finds

Cutting just 300 calories from your daily diet could significantly benefit your cardiovascular health, even if you’re already at a healthy weight, according to a new study. Such caloric restriction can be achieved through techniques such as intermittent fasting, or by skipping that slice of cheesecake for dessert. During the course of two years, participants…MORE

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Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams Get Married [Watch Exclusive Video of the Newlyweds]

Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams Get Married [Watch Exclusive Video of the Newlyweds]

Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams—who is the younger sister of Jason Aldean—got married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on July 12. The couple tied the knot in front of 103 guests—including Jason Aldean, former MLB player Ryan Klesko and former UFC fighter Dan Henderson—during an evening ceremony at the Cabo Azul Resort, NCD confirms exclusively.…

Listen: Thomas Rhett, “Remember You Young”

Listen: Thomas Rhett, “Remember You Young”

I fell in love with this song from the first listen! TRhett says, “‘Remember You Young’ is basically about my best friends from high school, my wife, my kids…Always just kind of viewing the most special people in your life in their youth. So, whether you’re 25 or whether you’re 75, I think you can all…

Kenny Chesney Releases Savory New Single, “Tip of My Tongue” [Listen]

Kenny Chesney Releases Savory New Single, “Tip of My Tongue” [Listen]

Almost a year after releasing his previous single, Kenny Chesney returned to country radio on July 12 with a new single, “Tip of My Tongue.” Co-penned by Kenny, Ross Copperman and Ed Sheeran, “Tip of My Tongue” is the first taste of Kenny’s upcoming 18th studio album, which will be released via Blue Chair/Warner Music…