public health

Office of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal / Twitter

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have built a vaping machine to analyze the chemicals in flavored e-cigarettes sold by Juul. 

Jessica Hill / AP

Governor Ned Lamont recommended that Connecticut join other states in eliminating the religious exemption for childhood vaccinations.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to direct his health department to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes, in response to a vaping heath emergency that has sickened hundreds and killed six people.

DeLauro Calls For E-Cigarettes To Be Pulled From Market

Sep 12, 2019
Ted S. Warren / AP

U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro from Connecticut told federal regulators this week to take e-cigarettes off the market because of potential serious health risks.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Health Department are continuing to urge New Yorkers to refrain from using any vaping products for marijuana or nicotine while an investigation continues into the cause of a mysterious lung ailment related to vaping that has now sickened 41 New Yorkers.