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The Los Angeles Times reports that "Los Angeles officials joined a growing list of cities that treat e-cigarettes just the same as regular cigarettes, banning their use in parks, restaurants and most workplaces." Though e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safer alternative to smoking and other tobacco...
The New York Times reports that "The Obama administration is planning new steps to prevent people in the country illegally from obtaining Medicare after finding that tens of thousands were improperly receiving benefits." The new regulations will "require citizenship or lawful presence in the United States as...
NPR's Shots blog reports that "The Food and Drug Administration has decided to allow generic versions of the most popular form of emergency contraceptive pills to be sold over the counter, without age restrictions, after all." Though, in July, the FDA's decision to remove age restrictions on Plan B One-step...