public health

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.

Nam Y. Huh / AP

New York health officials announced the first vaping-related death in the state on Tuesday.

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Health officials in Connecticut want residents to be aware of the symptoms of vaping-related illness, following the state’s first vaping-related death last week.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York State says it’s on track to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the state by 2020.