The Trump administration has yet to make a decision on banning flavored vape products. Director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products Mitch Zeller was asked about the status of this decision by members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He directed them to the White House for further questions about the status of a potential ban. (CNBC)

A coalition of advocacy groups recommends that U.S. antitrust enforcers block Google’s acquisition of Fitbit. The coalition, which includes the Center for Digital Democracy and the Electronic Privacy Information Center said the deal would give Google even more control over consumer health and activity data. Fitbit has more than 28 million users. (Bloomberg)

Nearly 35,000 Americans die annually from antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New and improved data sources show that, in 2013, 44,000 people died of these infections, meaning there has been a 19%  improvement over the past six years. (STAT)

Google gathered millions of Americans’ personal health data from its partnership with Ascension, a hospital network. The company is now facing a privacy-related backlash, which may affect the success of its Google Cloud product. (CNBC)

There’s only one day left to nominate your peers for MM&M’s inaugural 40 Under 40 class. Learn more about the program and how to submit a nomination by Friday, November 15. (MM&M)