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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams addresses an audience during a national summit focused on police efforts to address the opioid epidemic at Harvard Medical School in Boston. The U.S. surgeon general says swift action is needed to prevent millions of teenagers and adolescents from becoming hooked on Juul and other high-nicotine electronic cigarettes. Adams said Tuesday, Dec. 18, that parents, teachers and physicians must take aggressive steps to address an epidemic of underage vaping. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettesUS surgeon general urges swift action to prevent nicotine addiction amid surge in teenage vaping
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Empty storefronts in downtown Madison, W.Va., have "for sale" signs in their windows, are boarded up, or are used as seasonal shops on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. The South has long had the highest obesity rates in the country, and nowhere has adult obesity been more common than in West Virginia. But future-focused projects are popping up all over the state, aimed at getting kids to embrace exercise and healthy eating. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)
As US life expectancy falls, West Virginia offers lessonsWest Virginia serves as harbinger of health woes: overdoses, suicides, obesity and sinking life expectancy
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Agriculture Dept. launches 2nd round of payments to farmersPresident Donald Trump has authorized a second and final round of $11 billion in trade mitigation payments to farmers hard hit by tariffs
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2013, file photo, Jeff Cook, from left, Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry from the American country music band Alabama pose for a portrait in Nashville, Tenn. Country band Alabama to mark 50 years together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after founding member Cook announced that he has Parkinson’s disease. Cook will join band members Owen and Gentry on the tour as much as physically possible on the tour that begins Jan. 10 in Detroit. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)
Country band Alabama mark 50 years with new tourCountry band Alabama to mark 50 years together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after founding member Jeff Cook announced that he has Parkinson's disease
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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