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CDC identifies vitamin E acetate as possible cause of vaping illnesses

CDC identifies vitamin E acetate as possible cause of vaping illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has identified a chemical of concern in the deadly vaping outbreak. Vitamin E acetate, an additive sometimes used in e-cigarette fluids, may play a role in the outbreak that's sickened thousands and killed at least 42 people across the U.S. The CDC's principal deputy director, Dr. Anne Schuchat, joined CBSN with...

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Medication and lifestyle changes just as effective as surgery for heart disease, study finds

Medication and lifestyle changes just as effective as surgery for heart disease, study finds

New research could slash the number of people getting stents or bypass surgery for coronary artery disease. A study looks at a more than 5,000 people with blocked arteries, but without severe symptoms like extreme pain or heart attack. It found that regularly taking medications along with lifestyle changes was just as effective at preventing heart attacks as the more...

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