public health

Office of U.S. Rep. Peter King / Facebook

Officials on Long Island have a new tool to combat youth vaping and e-cigarette use – a vape detector.

Lai Seng Sin / AP

Connecticut has seen fewer new HIV cases in recent years. That puts the state on par with New York, which announced it is on track to ending the AIDS epidemic in the state by 2020.

Long Island School District Sues Juul

Oct 10, 2019
Robert F. Bukaty / AP

A Long Island school district is one of three nationwide that are taking Juul to court over the vape maker’s marketing practices.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

U.S Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut has called for a national ban on food packing products that contain the toxic chemical PFAS.

Seth Wenig / AP

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is proposing bipartisan legislation to deal with a nationwide vaping-related illness that's blamed for nearly two dozen deaths.