Mother, 2-year-old daughter survive 100-foot fall off Oregon hiking trail

A mother and her 2-year-old daughter survived a 100-foot fall while hiking a trail in Oregon on Sunday, reports said. The 2-year-old first slipped off a path at Multnomah Falls and as the mother tried to grab her child they both plunged down the side at about 12:15 p.m., KGW reported. Other hikers, including one who is a doctor, assisted the pair until first responders arrived, … Continue reading Mother, 2-year-old daughter survive 100-foot fall off Oregon hiking trail

Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,888 cases nationwide, CDC says

As of Tuesday, there were 1,888 lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette products in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s an increase from last week, when there were 1,604 cases of vaping-related lung injuries. The CDC on Thursday also identified 37 deaths in 24 states: three each from California, Georgia, Indiana and … Continue reading Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,888 cases nationwide, CDC says