White House officials are holding daily meetings about vaping. The Trump administration is working to solidify its policy for the issue after walking back on a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes. (CNBC)

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Amarin’s fish oil drug. The agency approved Vascepa to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events among adults with elevated triglyceride levels. (FDA)

At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospitalizations. Experts say this early activity may predict a severe flu season. (CNN)

Experts have shared their thoughts on the media trends that stood out in 2019. MM&M asked several of the smartest folks in and around health media to answer a few questions about the people and trends that stood out this year. (MM&M)

GCI Health is opening a Hong Kong office. The agency has named Yvonne Yeung director and market leader of the new office. It also appointed Dan Blomfield managing director of its Singapore office. (MM&M)