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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state has reached a settlement with e-cigarette giant Juul Labs, which will pay the state $22.5 million.

Tulalip Tribes sues Juul, claiming e-cigarette maker targeted youth with ‘deceptive’ ads

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state has reached a settlement with e-cigarette giant Juul Labs, which will pay the state $22.5 million.

July 12, 2022, 7:34am Health

The Tulalip Tribes of Washington are the latest plaintiffs to sue e-cigarette behemoth Juul Labs for targeting adolescents — including tribal youth — with misleading ads that downplayed the product’s addictive properties. Read story

Whether it's the serve, forehand, backhand or volley, tennis puts a lot of stress on your wrist.

Research puts focus on tennis injuries

Whether it's the serve, forehand, backhand or volley, tennis puts a lot of stress on your wrist.

July 12, 2022, 6:04am Health

From beginners to the pros, injuries from playing tennis do happen, especially in the wrist. Read story

Sofia Espinoza Tam is held by her father, Children's Hospital Los Angeles pediatrician Dr. Juan Espinoza, while nurse Monica Lopez administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on June 21.

COVID endemic stage may be 2 years away

Sofia Espinoza Tam is held by her father, Children's Hospital Los Angeles pediatrician Dr. Juan Espinoza, while nurse Monica Lopez administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on June 21.

July 12, 2022, 6:03am Health

A new Yale study has found that COVID-19 will eventually transition to endemic status possibly within two years, according to the university. Read story

Trail running keeps the mind engaged.

6 reasons trail running worth adding to your workout routine

Trail running keeps the mind engaged.

July 12, 2022, 6:00am Health

Whether you’re a longtime runner or looking to give the sport a try, trail running can be a great addition to your workout routine, engaging the body and the mind. Read story

Fresh ripe peaches in a bowl on a wooden table, top view (iStock.com)

Summer fruit peachy keen

Fresh ripe peaches in a bowl on a wooden table, top view (iStock.com)

July 12, 2022, 6:00am Food

Typically in season from July to September, peaches are a staple of summertime salads, meals and desserts. They’re also a popular choice for nutritionists, who say their sweet taste makes it easier for people to add them to their diet. Read story

A new COVID-19 foe, a really transmissible one, is emerging

July 11, 2022, 9:10am Health

If you’ve recently been infected with COVID-19 or know someone infected, and you probably do, you can probably blame BA.5, one of five subvariants of omicron and possibly the most transmissible yet. Read story

FILE- A nurse prepares to administer vaccine for COVID-19 at a private vaccination center in Gauhati, India, April 10, 2022. The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that's worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States. Scientists say the variant, which is called BA.2.75, may be able to spread rapidly and get around immunity from vaccines and previous infection.

New coronavirus mutant raises concerns in India and beyond

FILE- A nurse prepares to administer vaccine for COVID-19 at a private vaccination center in Gauhati, India, April 10, 2022. The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that's worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States. Scientists say the variant, which is called BA.2.75, may be able to spread rapidly and get around immunity from vaccines and previous infection.

July 11, 2022, 9:07am Health

The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States. Read story

FILE - A one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016. A drug company is seeking U.S. approval for the first-ever birth control pill that women could buy without a prescription. The request from a French drugmaker sets up a high-stakes decision for the Food and Drug Administration amid the political fallout from the Supreme Court's recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

Over-the-counter birth control? Drugmaker seeks FDA approval

FILE - A one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016. A drug company is seeking U.S. approval for the first-ever birth control pill that women could buy without a prescription. The request from a French drugmaker sets up a high-stakes decision for the Food and Drug Administration amid the political fallout from the Supreme Court's recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

July 11, 2022, 8:05am Health

For the first time, a pharmaceutical company has asked for permission to sell a birth control pill over the counter in the U.S. Read story