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Historic flooding devastates Houston area

Storm-ravaged southeast Texas is reeling from days of relentless rain and dramatic flooding not seen since Hurricane Harvey. Remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda caused widespread devastation in the region. At least two deaths are blamed on the storm. Crews performed more than a thousand water rescues, and the effort continues. A disaster has been declared in 13 counties. Janet Shamlian ... Read More »

Eye Opener: Flooding turns deadly in Texas

Days of relentless rain turn deadly in Texas. Also, the Washington Post reports the whistleblower complaint about a promise President Trump made to a foreign leader centers on Ukraine. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Source Read More »

FDA opens criminal probe into mysterious vaping-related illness

Eight deaths in the U.S. are now blamed on vaping, with the latest happening in Missouri. The Food and Drug Administration has revealed a criminal investigation of vaping-related illnesses. The CDC reports at least 530 confirmed and probable cases. Most of them involve vaping with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, or both THC and nicotine. A bipartisan group in ... Read More »

Public health expert worries e-cigarette panic is ruining “single biggest public health opportunity” in 120 years

Researchers are working hard to determine the cause of more than 500 reported cases of lung illness affecting e-cigarette users. But even before this outbreak, e-cigarettes divided the medical community. Public Health England describes e-cigarettes as “at least 95% less harmful than tobacco cigarettes” – a claim New York University professor David Abrams agrees with. Abrams tells “CBS This Morning” ... Read More »