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Read: UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

There have been over 1.9 million COVID-19 cases reported among children ages 5-11 with approximately 8,300 hospitalizations.

Read: Massachusetts Temporarily Bans Sale of All Vaping Products

Massachusetts Temporarily Bans Sale of All Vaping Products

Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and placed a four-month ban on all vaping products, outraging many long-time users.

Read: Michigan Becomes First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Michigan Becomes First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says the state of Michigan will prohibit online and retail sales of flavored tobacco vaping products.

Read: Study: Marijuana Can Affect Teen Brains, No Matter the Amount

Study: Marijuana Can Affect Teen Brains, No Matter the Amount

The study shows evidence of structural brain and cognitive effects with just one or two instances of cannabis use in adolescence.

Read: FDA Approves New Opioid Drug, Dsuvia

FDA Approves New Opioid Drug, Dsuvia

Despite the opioid crisis, the FDA approved a drug that is 10 times stronger than fentanyl.

Read: FDA Considers Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes From Market

FDA Considers Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes From Market

With more teens using e-cigarettes than ever, the FDA is weighing the recall of certain flavored tobacco products from the market.

Read: FDA Cracks Down on Juul e-Cigarette Sales to Minors, Issues Warnings

FDA Cracks Down on Juul e-Cigarette Sales to Minors, Issues Warnings

The FDA has asked Juul Labs to turn over design and marketing documents so it can study whether certain product features are specifically appealing to minors.

Read: DHS Warns of Heart Devices’ Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

DHS Warns of Heart Devices’ Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

No deaths or injuries have been reported as a result of the problem.

Read: FDA Urges Hospitals to Stop Using Pumps Due to Hacking Vulnerabilities

FDA Urges Hospitals to Stop Using Pumps Due to Hacking Vulnerabilities

The FDA says Hospira’s Symbiq Infusion System drug pumps are capable of being hacked and is encouraging healthcare facilities to stop using them.

Read: Researcher Finds Hacking Vulnerabilities in Hospital’s Drug Pumps

Researcher Finds Hacking Vulnerabilities in Hospital’s Drug Pumps

Security Researcher Bill Rios says he’s found major weaknesses in the company Hospira’s drug pumps that could be exploited by hackers and endanger patients.

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