Most vaping deaths linked to THC devices, but experts still looking for root cause

With seven confirmed deaths among nearly 400 cases of a mysterious lung disease now linked to vaping, rumors are swirling about the dangers of e-cigarettes. In response to the spate of deaths, as well as the surge among high school students smoking e-cigarettes, two states have banned all flavored e-cigarettes other than menthol. While the deaths and rise in youth […]

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Why there’s an uptick in vaping-related lung illnesses

The news about vaping is reaching a fever pitch. Interested in Vaping? On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would ban flavored e-cigarettes, following Michigan’s lead. Last week police in Wisconsin announced arrests in connection with a drug operation that was filling 3,000 to 5,000 illegal THC vaping cartridges a day for nearly two years at concentrations 157 […]

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The ‘fool’ that fentanyl made into a millionaire

The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service envelope. It had arrived with 10 round, blue pills […]

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Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk’s Father Has Cancer for 4th Time, Claims Gas Company ‘Contaminated’ Water

Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk revealed that his father has been diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time, and said that it might be because a gas company “contaminated” the water at his childhood home. Berk, 38, tweeted the news and claimed that Conoco, a gas company now owned by Phillips 66, incorrectly stored chemicals in his hometown that leeched into […]

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Dr. Oz’s Mother Has Alzheimer’s: ‘I’m Feeling Guilty Because I Completely Missed the Signs’

Dr. Mehmet Oz has learned that his mother, Suna Oz, has Alzheimer’s disease, a “gut punch” for the doctor, who says that he “completely missed the signs.” The host of The Dr. Oz Show, 59, says that he is “frustrated and mad” at himself for not recognizing that his 81-year-old mother’s health was failing. “I’m feeling guilty because I completely […]

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Tori Spelling on Plastic Surgery: ‘I’m Constantly Reading That I’ve Done More [Than I Have]’

She’s spent her entire life in the public eye, so Tori Spelling has dealt with her fair share of scrutiny and hearsay. But there’s one perennial rumor that she’d love to put to bed. “The one thing for me that has stuck forever was the plastic surgery thing,” Spelling tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I literally had my nose done and my […]

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This South Dakota Mom Didn't Know She Was Pregnant — and Gave Birth to Triplets at 34 Weeks

A South Dakota mother went to the doctor thinking she was experiencing painful kidney stones, only to leave with newborn triplets. “I started getting pains; I figured it was kidney stones because I’ve went through them before,” Dannette Giltz told ABC affiliate KOTA. She was rushed to the hospital on August 10 because of the pain, not realizing she was actually […]

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New Mom Colleen Ballinger Shares Her Secret Behind a Smooth Transition into Parenthood

Colleen Ballinger knows becoming a mom for the first time isn’t easy — but having a good partner and a whole lot of laughter certainly helps with the transition! The YouTube star, best known for her persona as Miranda Sings, welcomed her son Flynn Timothy with husband Erik Stocklin last December, and it’s safe to say her life has been […]

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Flight Attendant, 43, Who Contracted Measles on Flight Dies After Battling Disease for 5 Months

A flight attendant who contracted measles sadly died this week following a five-month battle with the infectious disease. Rotem Amitai, a 43-year-old employee for El Al Airlines, passed away on Tuesday after contracting measles at the end of March and falling into a “deep” coma, The Washington Post reports. Amitai was flying from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to […]

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