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“Half our customers are drunk and vaping like mo-fos, who the fuck is going to notice the quality of our pods,” the former CEO allegedly said. Juul says the lawsuit is “baseless.”
In a tumultuous year for the e-cigarette company, the layoffs will amount to 10% to 15% of the 4,000-person workforce.
After being contacted by BuzzFeed News, the platform took down some of the videos. Vaping-related injuries continue to climb by the day.
Vaping bans are happening left and right, but some experts worry they’ll drive ex-smokers right back to cigarettes.
ICE detainees are at “incredibly huge risk” of getting mumps, one expert said.
A Scientist Keeps Claiming His Life Force Can Somehow Kill Cancer Cells, And Researchers Are Calling Him Out
A half dozen studies say that “YXQ-EQ” kills cancer cells. Good luck figuring out what that means.
Rockefeller University Has Admitted “There Were Warning Signs” That A Doctor Sexually Abused Children For Decades
An attorney says the famed hospital missed many chances to protect young patients from Reginald Archibald, who is now dead.
A $330 Thermometer Claimed To Be 99.4% Accurate In Preventing Pregnancy. But The Study It Was Based On Just Got Retracted.
The company claimed that the thermometer successfully predicted fertility in 99.4% of its customers. But the study that it was based on was pulled for selectively using data that made it look good — and undercounting possible unintended pregnancies.
“A bit upsetting that I had to find out about this through this Group, via a BuzzFeed News article, rather than from some official Google internal comms,” one employee wrote.
In the midst of a historic US measles outbreak, at least one Google employee walking around the tech giant’s main Silicon Valley campus has been diagnosed.
Norman "Ned" Sharpless has publicly supported the agency's policies to curb the use of e-cigarettes.
Guardian Pharmacy Services in Dallas can continue to operate under certain conditions. Lawyers representing the blinded patients say the punishment is too light.
The FDA commissioner, who took stands against teen vaping and online opioid sales, said he wants to spend more time with his family.
These Men Want The Scientific Community To Acknowledge That A Famous Researcher Sexually Abused Them
Dozens of men remember a Rockefeller researcher, now dead, sexually abusing them decades ago. After inquiries from BuzzFeed News, the editors of two journals have decided to acknowledge the allegations in the scientific record.
“There’s no such thing as United States DNA, so why would there be Mexican DNA? It doesn’t make any sense,” a genetic genealogist said.
The 2017 study was covered by dozens of news outlets, including BuzzFeed News.
For decades, companies worked to cast doubt on whether sugar harms — until Cristin Kearns started digging up the dirt.
The avocado boom has birthed a fight over who gets to make money off the patented giant “Carla.”
Just Before Thanksgiving, A Turkey Supplier Is Recalling 91,000 Pounds Of Raw Meat Because Of Salmonella Fears
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, the feds still don’t know the original source of the salmonella outbreak that has sickened 164 people and killed one.