The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local health departments have begun an investigation into the lung injury attributed to the use of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or vaping products
Is Vaping Safer Than Smoking Cigarettes? National Center for Health Research, September 10,2019. The authors concluded that “E-cigarettes, juuls, and other similar products have not been around long enough to determine the harm they cause in the long run. Unfortunately, many people, including teenagers, are under the impression that e-cigarettes are safe or that they […]
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Physicians at University of Utah Heath Center identify vaping-illness specific cells in lungs of patients that may accelerate diagnosis and treatment. Physicians identified in 10 of 10 patients immune cells called lipid-laden macrophages which may provide clues as to specific cause of the vaping associate lung disease.”
“From 2017 to 2018, current e-cigarette use—defined by use on at least one day in the past 30 days—by high school students increased 78 percent, from 11.7 to 20.8 percent, accounting for a troubling 3.05 million American high school students using e-cigarettes in 2018.”