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Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the man had normal lung function before he started to vape in May. He developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, and was hospitalized on August 22. “This is an unfortunate case of a young man with no prior lung illness who started vaping because of chronic… Read More »

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes. The CDC is stepping up its probe of e-cigarette illnesses

California will launch a $ 20 million ad campaign to warn against the dangers of vaping, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday, the same day health officials said a 40-year-old had died over the weekend from complications related to using e-cigarettes. Vaping-related illness recently killed another person in California, plus one person each in Kansas, Illinois,… Read More »

Vaping Illnesses: Consumers can Help Protect Themselves by Avoiding Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products

Image Español Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remains deeply concerned about these incidents and is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well… Read More »

Not so fast: CDC isn’t ready to blame illicit ‘street vapes’ for illnesses

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the country and still have not ruled out any product on the market, even as vaping industry officials highlight the potential role of illegal cannabis products. A man uses a vape as he walks on… Read More »