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Officials have confirmed 33 deaths and nearly 1,500 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about....

Investigators don't know the cause and haven't identified a single common brand or drug across all of the cases. Here's what you need to know.
The suicide rate among young people shot up in the last decade.

Suicide is Gen Z’s second-leading cause of death, and it’s a worse epidemic than anything millennials faced at that age

Young people are dying from suicide at record rates, with the CDC noting a 56% increase among Gen Z between 2007 and 2017.

The mysterious spate of vape-related deaths and illnesses continues to grow, confounding experts. Here’s what officials knew and when.

The CDC said there were 1,299 confirmed cases of vape-related illnesses in 49 US states on Thursday. The illnesses have led to 27 deaths.
Chronic wasting disease was first identified in 1967 in a captive deer herd in Colorado.

Nevada health officials are fighting to stop the spread of ‘Zombie deer disease.’ But you could already be eating infected meat without kn...

"Zombie deer disease," which kills deer and elk, has already been reported in 24 states. Health officials are trying to stop its spread in Nevada.
FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vaping product in the Manhattan borough of New York

The US is zeroing in on marijuana vapes as it investigates a spate of mysterious illnesses and deaths tied to vaping

At least 805 people have become ill and 12 have died from a mysterious illness tied to vaping.
Naegleria fowleri, or a brain-eating amoeba, is a microorganism found in fresh water that causes the brain infection primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, or PAM.

A 10-year-old Texas girl has been killed by a brain-eating amoeba after a swim in the Brazos river

Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, can cause deadly brain swelling. The infection killed a 10-year-old Texas girl who swam in the Brazos river.
The pool may be your go-to spot for summer fun, but you're likely sharing the water with bacteria, parasites and viruses.

‘Hot tub rash’ can cause pus-filled blisters, and you can get it from pools and lakes too. Here are 9 other ways swimming can make you sic...

Crypto is dangerous to swimmers because it resists chlorine, but norovirus, giarda, shigella, and legionella can all be in your swimming pool too.

This 40-second video perfectly captures why people shouldn’t use their phones while driving

Using your phone while driving is becoming popular, but it's a bad idea. You'll get hurt, or kill someone. Seriously.

A parasitic infection called ‘crypto’ that causes diarrhea is on the rise in US swimming pools

The US Centers for Disease and Prevention warn that outbreaks of crypto, a parasitic infection which causes diarrhea, are increasing across the US.

Papayas contaminated with salmonella bacteria have sickened 62 people in 8 states

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning to avoid eating Mexican papayas, which have been linked to 62 cases of salmonella.