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Quadruple amputee beats the odds to walk down the aisle

Last Updated Aug 13, 2018 8:32 PM EDT POTOMAC, Md. — It seems like it was love at first sight for Amanda Flores and Frank Bordoy. They met in a restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, in 2013, and by the following Christmas, they were living together, step-kids and all.”We were happy, finding our flow, and then…

E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

(Reuters Health) – The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor impairs the activity of cells called macrophages, which normally remove allergens, bacteria and other particles that…

TSET warns of vaping products that look like juice boxes and candy

Vape companies target youth with candy-like packaging. (Emily Collins)OKLAHOMA CITY — As kids head back to school, the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is warning parents about vaping.From devices resembling highlighters and flash drives, to liquid nicotine packaged to look like candy and fruit juice, vaping companies are adopting deceptive and damaging marketing practices.TSET Executive…

Michigan sets new deer-hunting rules to keep chronic wasting disease from spreading

Michigan has implemented new rules for this year’s deer-hunting season.  (iStock) Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved new deer-hunting regulations to help curb chronic wasting disease from spreading, Michigan Department of Natural Resources said. The rules, which go into effect for this year’s deer-hunting season, will pose new restrictions on baiting and feeding. Among the…

‘Catastrophe avoided’: Seattle airport worker’s plane heist risked hundreds of lives

CLOSE Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets. (Aug. 11) APHijacking at Seattle-Tacoma airport: Here’s what we knowMore: Family members of Richard Russell are ‘stunned…

Nike unveils Serena Williams’ U.S. Open outfit

By: Nina Mandell | August 13, 2018 3:53 pm Follow @ninamandell Serena Williams will be making another fashion statement at the US Open this month. She posted her outfit and the collection behind it: Williams, according to Nike, will wear a dress designed by Virgil Abloh. More from Vogue.com: The look consists of a black…

Mosquitos in Cache County test positive for West Nile Virus

Adobe Stock Some mosquitos in Cache County recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus, officials there say, and residents are being warned to take precautions to avoid exposure. HYRUM — Some mosquitos in Cache County recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus, officials there say, and residents are being warned to take precautions…

300 join run to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease

When a patient is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, people may think he will inevitably die from the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, which can impair a person’s motor skills and speech. But it is not life-threatening, and managing it through an active lifestyle can prevent secondary conditions such as pneumonia. To raise awareness…