Teens using e-cigarettes show evidence of same toxic chemicals as smokers: Study
Using e-cigarettes has been promoted as a way to help adult smokers cut back or quit smoking, or at least to minimize the health damage that smoking causes. Teens, even middle schoolers, have taken up e-cigarettes as well. But as researchers continue to study their safety, a new report in
Winter Storm Slams Northeast
ABC News' Linzie Janis reports on traffic and icy roads from the New Jersey Turnpike.
Lawsuit Alleges Huge Release of Methane Poses Threat to Los Angeles Residents
A continuing release of natural gas , which allegedly contains huge amounts of methane, as purportedly seen in a video rising over an area of Los Angeles, has led the L.A. City Attorney to file a lawsuit against the Southern California Gas Company. Some city residents have filed their own lawsuit
Walgreen (WAG) Abandons Plan to Move Overseas
Great expectations … no more. Plans for three big business deals have been shelved. The Walgreen Company plans to keep its roots firmly planted in the United States, saying it will no longer pursue an overseas reorganization – a politically touchy move that would have...
The Unhealthiest Things in Your Pharmacy
You may have heard about CVS's tobacco ban, a major step forward. After all, pharmacies are supposed to help people live well, right? (Not sell them known carcinogens like cigarettes and chewing tobacco.) While we applaud the bold move, a stroll down most box store pharmacy aisles shows we've still
Keep Your Home Healthy This Winter
If the belching smokestack near your home worries you and you never leave the house without checking the air-quality index, here's an eye-opener: There may be two to five times more air pollution inside your home than outside. And that's with some of the windows open. Shut them tight during winter
Military Base Toxic Water Investigation
When you sign up to the military you know you put you putting your life on the line but. thought dead for hundreds of thousands of Marines. The lives of their wives and children would be in jeopardy to it was in North Carolina military base. With a toxic secret. One that a few determined man and a
Sick Families of N.C. Military Base Water Contamination May Finally Get Help, 30 Years Later
Camp Lejeune, a military base in North Carolina, is home to hundreds of thousands of Marines and their families. It's also the site of what may be the largest water contamination in American history. Now, nearly three decades after poisons were discovered in their drinking water, Congress is set to
Fugates of Kentucky: Skin Bluer than Lake Louise
Benjamin "Benjy" Stacy so frightened maternity doctors with the color of his skin -- "as Blue as Lake Louise" -- that he was rushed just hours after his birth in 1975 to University of Kentucky Medical Center. As a transfusion was being readied, the baby's grandmother suggested to doctors that he
Testing for Chemicals in Indoor Air
Elisabeth Leamy reveals how to test for, reduce chemical emissions in your home.