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FDA nominee ducks questions on Trump e-cigarette flavor ban

FDA nominee ducks questions on Trump e-cigarette flavor ban

Health
Trump’s pick to lead FDA sidesteps questions on future of proposed ban on vaping flavorsBy MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health WriterNovember 20, 2019, 10:07 PM4 min read President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration sidestepped questions Wednesday on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most flavored electronic cigarettes. Dr. Stephen Hahn told Senate lawmakers that a recent wave of underage vaping is an “urgent, important crisis” and demands “aggressive action.” But he said he is not privy to the administration’s plans for vaping flavors, which are pending. Hahn also told members of the Senate’s health committee that he had not discussed the issue with the president. The full Senate must vote on whether to confirm him to the position. Senators from both parties p
UK ducks recession with weakest annual growth since 2010

UK ducks recession with weakest annual growth since 2010

Business
The UK has dodged a recession despite seeing the biggest year-on-year slowdown in nearly a decade.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the 0.3% growth for the latest quarter signalled the economy "slowing" as UK GDP had grown at 1% for the same period in 2018. It said this represented the weakest annual rate since 2010.However, the expansion meant the UK avoided plunging into a recession, defined by two successive quarters of economic decline.It shrank by 0.2% in the three months to June 2019. Advertisement Despite this, the economy was slightly weaker than both market expectations and the Bank of England's latest forecasts, which had pointed to 0.4% growth for the period between July and September...
Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Winnipeg Jets outlast Anaheim Ducks in OT thriller

Sports
Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Winnipeg Jets overcame an early two-goal deficit and rallied for a 4-3 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night at Bell MTS Place. Winnipeg (29-14-2) faced a 2-0 hole in the first period but picked up its fourth win in the last five games to reclaim the top position in the Central Division. The Ducks (19-18-9) lost their 11th consecutive game after Sunday's overtime loss, dropping to 0-7-4 since a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Dec. 17. Anaheim used goals from Brian Gibbons and Rickard Rakell to grab a 2-0 advantage 16:14 into the first period. Jets winger Blake Wheeler scored on the power play before the end of the first period to cut the Ducks' lead to 2-1. Patrik Laine, who played in his 200th career NHL game, tied the contest at 2-2 with...
NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

Sports
The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Dennis Rasmussen to a one-year contract through the 2017-18 season on Friday. The 27-year-old center had eight goals, nine assists, a plus-5 rating and 16 penalty minutes in 112 career NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks. He played the entire 2016-17 season with the Blackhawks, scoring four goals while adding four assists in 68 games. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder won bronze for Team Sweden at both the 2014 World Championship in Russia and 2010 World Junior Championship in Saskatchewan. Financial terms of the deal were disclosed.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com