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What’s Next in San Francisco? Perhaps a Ban on e-Cigarettes.

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that critics say aggressively target kids, with an official on Tuesday proposing what's believed to be the first U.S. ban on their sale until the federal government regulates vaping...
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Appeals Court Tells EPA to Ban Harmful Ag Pesticide

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels...
A billboard above a gas station that reads "Feel The Burn," actually promotes free STD testing.

Feel the Burn? STDs at All-Time High in California.

LOS ANGELES — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday. More than 3...