E-cigarette sales are slowing amid negative headlines, with sales growth down 10% in the past four weeks and products made by Juul taking an even larger hit, according to data from Nielsen. (CNBC)

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about the security risks of medical devices. The agency warned that some devices using decades-old software called IPNet are at risk of being hacked. The FDA isn’t sure how many devices could be vulnerable. (CNBC)

Novartis has partnered with Microsoft to add artificial intelligence to the drug-development process. The company will use AI to design molecules, personalize medication dosing and optimize the manufacturing of CAR-T cancer therapy. The partnership will last five years. (STAT)

Drug distributors and pharmacies are again trying to remove the judge from the landmark federal opioid lawsuits. The companies have claimed U.S. District Judge Dan Polster is biased because he has acknowledged the toll of the opioid crisis. Polster declined to step down after a similar move by drugmakers. (Reuters)

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has called on state lawmakers to ban most flavored e-cigarettes in the state. DeWine, a Republican, has called on the state General Assembly to ban vaping products in flavors other than tobacco. (Reuters)