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EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes'

As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under th...

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes'

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Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sol...
19:12, 09/13/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about...
16:36, 08/22/2019

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in Califo...
02:36, 09/20/2019

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
12:00, 09/02/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six d...
15:00, 09/13/2019

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape ...
05:12, 09/06/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illino...
00:36, 08/25/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illino...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration an...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Serv...
09:12, 09/12/2019

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
19:36, 09/06/2019

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation a...
21:01, 09/09/2019

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, ...
11:12, 09/06/2019

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
21:00, 09/12/2019

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
09:24, 09/13/2019

Counterfeit pot vapes flood market amid illnesses Want to make a counterfeit cannabis vape that looks like the real thing? The easy availability of replica packaging helps explain an explosion in counterfeiting in California’s vape market that also c...
04:24, 09/17/2019

Not so fast: CDC isn't ready to blame illicit 'street vapes' for illnesses 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 o...
13:24, 09/10/2019

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: A rise in bl...
08:48, 09/17/2019

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
21:36, 08/18/2019

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
13:37, 08/18/2019

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses The CDC has counted at least 530 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses in the last several weeks, and the FDA has collected more than 150 vapor cartridge products for testing....
10:02, 09/19/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and l...
01:12, 09/11/2019

Black Market THC May Be Causing the Alarming Surge in Vape-Related Lung Illnesses The toll of people sick with acute lung illness tied to vaping has doubled since last week, with around 354 suspected cases across the U.S. Now, health officials are finally starting to publicly zero...
14:48, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
22:00, 08/18/2019

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lu...
21:12, 09/13/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
13:12, 09/19/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
11:12, 09/19/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had be...
11:12, 09/19/2019

CDC reports 153 possible cases of vaping-related illnesses, many involving THC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 possible cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, and many are tied to THC.        ...
16:36, 08/22/2019

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (...
03:36, 08/30/2019

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
22:24, 09/19/2019

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have...
19:12, 09/06/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and v...
11:36, 09/07/2019

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five de...
17:36, 09/09/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment conf...
13:24, 09/10/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and proba...
14:12, 09/19/2019

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesse...
15:48, 09/16/2019

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters occurring in Canada....
15:36, 08/28/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
21:36, 09/14/2019

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of ...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
15:24, 09/15/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five de...
17:12, 09/09/2019

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
11:24, 09/13/2019

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its high....
14:00, 09/08/2019

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
11:36, 09/19/2019

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
21:12, 09/18/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials ...
02:36, 08/14/2019

U.S. health officials not ready to blame illnesses on street-bought vaping devices The agency is recommending that people refrain from the use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device until there is more conclusive evidence of a cause, she said in an interview....
15:00, 09/10/2019

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
13:12, 09/06/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are...
20:24, 08/30/2019

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products will stay on the market until “we see some facts.” ...
07:12, 08/28/2019

Probe into vaping-linked illnesses turns up form of vitamin E from skin creams [Updated] Enlarge / Some of the black-market vaping products that have been found to contain vitamin E acetate, according to the New York State Department of Health. (credit: Flicrk | New York State Department ...
17:12, 09/06/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
21:01, 09/10/2019

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With...
14:48, 09/17/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be rel...
04:12, 08/22/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn ...
21:00, 09/15/2019

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
11:12, 09/17/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit la...
09:24, 08/21/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have require...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
17:36, 08/15/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be rel...
15:24, 08/23/2019

FDA launches criminal probe of vaping-related illnesses; Congress to hold hearing about outbreak next week The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday launched a criminal investigation into the nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses after the number of cases recorded by U.S. health official...
03:00, 09/20/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened wi...
12:12, 08/23/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
10:00, 08/19/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the ...
16:00, 08/19/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A.....
20:24, 08/16/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to...
13:13, 07/26/2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration h...
06:36, 08/22/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to...
12:12, 08/22/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
09:48, 09/13/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage an...
11:36, 07/26/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, and Minnesota a fourth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
13:36, 09/06/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of seve...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possib...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Utah teen left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
10:24, 08/30/2019

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
16:48, 08/30/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked t...
14:12, 08/24/2019

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and...
14:12, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluste...
11:36, 09/06/2019

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
11:36, 08/28/2019

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administ...
08:24, 08/30/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
17:36, 09/12/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A sixth person has died in the US from a vaping-related lung illness. Meanwhile, there are reports that Trump plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes        ...
12:48, 09/11/2019

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of...
16:12, 09/12/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing th...
19:48, 08/23/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of H...
02:48, 08/16/2019

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic c...
18:24, 09/08/2019

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
18:00, 09/05/2019

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
17:12, 09/06/2019

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. Acco...
13:48, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
23:36, 09/06/2019

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly popular way of consuming marijuana, which many con...
07:12, 09/07/2019

Trump Mulls Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Rise in Deadly Lung Disease Linked to Vaping An alarming rise in a mysterious and sometimes deadly lung disease linked to vaping has the Trump administration gunning for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to at least discourage young peo...
18:24, 09/11/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
08:24, 08/15/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange clust...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
04:24, 08/29/2019

The Sinking City Preview - Sherlock Holmes meets Lovecraft in a dank, dangerous thriller Frogwares' upcoming detective game promises to fuse all the best bits of the Sherlock Holmes games with an unsettling Lovecraftian setting narrative....
02:36, 05/02/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby's heartbeat is detected....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Are Flavored Vapes Safe? Just because a flavoring is safe to eat doesn’t mean it’s safe to inhale. But flavored vapes have become common, thanks to a loophole in regulations....
17:50, 09/18/2019

AP testing: CBD vapes spiked with illegal drugs The Associated Press commissioned laboratory testing of vape products sold as CBD and found dangerous synthetic marijuana instead of the natural cannabis extract. One of the samples belonged to Jay Je...
05:00, 09/16/2019

Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes By May 2021, anyone looking to purchase a Juul e-cig will have to have their ID scanned. Juul announced today that it will soon require all retailers to use an updated point-of-sale (POS) system. When...
18:48, 08/29/2019

Vapes, snakes and fireworks: hanging out at the Cracker – in pictures The Cracker is scrubland in Tipton, West Midlands, that has become a sort of youth club without walls – or rules. Laura Pannack’s series documents the young people she met there Continue reading......
00:24, 06/12/2019

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
14:48, 09/17/2019

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
09:48, 09/14/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the b...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Kids aren't playing enough sports. The culprit? Cost Youth sports participation is down nationwide. We're taking a look at the issues -- cost, time and travel -- and what's being done to fix this problem....
08:25, 08/11/2019

Human Error Often the Culprit in Cloud Data Breaches Poor security practices, complicated controls and rushed technology programs are causing a rash of data breaches stemming from the use of cloud services, experts say. Both users and cloud providers co...
18:00, 08/27/2019

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to f...
10:24, 09/17/2019

Donald Trump: We know 'culprit' that crippled Saudis' oil production One day after 10 drone attacks knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil output, U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday night they "believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded" with a respon...
19:49, 09/15/2019

Spiked vapes and emergency room visits reveal dark side of CBD craze “I thought that I actually was already dead,” said Jay Jenkins, who was hospitalized and drifted into a coma after trying what he thought was CBD.       ...
10:01, 09/16/2019

Mike Francesa is the culprit in Chris Carlin’s WFAN demise The moment Mike Francesa stomped back onto the air at WFAN, the trio of Chris Carlin, Maggie Gray and Bart Scott were on the clock. In fact, there were those high up at WFAN’s parent company, Entercom...
03:24, 09/12/2019

Ex-Cricketer's Fake Profile Created On Facebook; Hunt On For Culprit An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former cricketer Sandeep Patil and trying to seek on it phone numbers of well-known personalities....
05:36, 08/27/2019

College football notebook: A&M seeks culprit in Manziel uniform theft Police at Texas A&M haven't exactly got their man in the theft of a Johnny Manziel uniform from the Hall of Champions at the school's football stadium on campus in College Station, Texas, but they hav...
03:36, 09/13/2019

Troop insomnia shot up 652% after Iraq invasion, with deployments eyed as culprit The rate of insomnia among troops shot up 652% after the invasion of Iraq, according to a new study, raising concerns that increased deployment is having a detrimental effect on performance....
13:48, 08/05/2019

Deadly shooting shakes Lebanese city, culprit a ‘lone wolf’ Lebanon’s interior minister says a gunman was acting alone when he went on a shooting spree that killed four security personnel in the northern city of Tripoli...
07:24, 06/04/2019

Brad Marchand finds real culprit of his blindsided punch to head: media If it weren’t for the media, Brad Marchand believes his punch to the back of Scott Harrington’s head would be no big deal. During a stoppage of play in Tuesday’s Game 3 loss to the B...
10:12, 05/02/2019

Local police have identified the suspected ice cream-licking culprit from viral video Twitter/BlindDensetsu A San Antonio teen was identified by Texas Police as the alleged "Lufkin Licker" — a woman who was filmed reportedly licking a tub of ice cream at a Lufkin Walmart and put...
16:00, 07/06/2019

Hundreds fled a library’s alarming odor. The culprit: The world’s smelliest fruit. More than 500 people were evacuated from the library at the University of Canberra in Australia when the smell of a durian prompted concerns about a potential gas leak....
08:36, 05/13/2019

AI can diagnose childhood illnesses better than some doctors Artificial intelligence has now been used to sort through medical history, lab tests, and symptoms and find a diagnosis for common and life-threatening paediatric diseases...
09:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. Measles Count Surpasses 1,000 Illnesses NEW YORK — Health officials say this year’s U.S. measles epidemic has surpassed 1,000 illnesses. It’s already the highest in 27 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making (Reuters Health) - Teens with chronic illnesses would like to have a say in decisions such as switching to a new medicine, but they often feel left out of the conversation, a small study suggests....
14:12, 09/10/2019

New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. ...
11:48, 09/15/2019

FDNY will add 22 names of those who died from 9/11 illnesses to memorial The FDNY will add 22 more names to a memorial for first responders who died of 9/11-related illnesses Friday — a somber reflection on the terror attacks’ ongoing impact as their 18th anniversary...
19:36, 09/05/2019

The illnesses caused by a disconnect between brain and mind A group of troubling disorders lead to very real symptoms, but tests suggest nothing is wrong. Finding out why is shedding new light on the nature of consciousness itself...
13:00, 04/28/2019

NYPD honors cops who died from illnesses related to 9/11 The 47 fallen heroes commemorated at the NYPD’s Memorial Hall Friday all died in the past 16 years from illnesses related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. “Our losses from Septembe...
19:00, 05/10/2019

FDNY to honor 22 firefighters who died of 9/11-related illnesses The names of 22 firefighters will be added to the FDNY World Trade Center Memorial Wall in Brooklyn on Friday, according to FDNY.        ...
17:12, 09/05/2019

Two more tourists suffered mystery illnesses on Dominican Republic trips More mysterious illnesses are coming out of the Dominican Republic, including a Canadian woman who was “poisoned” by a strange odor in her hotel room that sent her into a terrifying fit of...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Trump reportedly moving to deport children with life-threatening illnesses WASHINGTON DC (NBC News) – Each year, the U.S. gets about 1,000 applications from immigrant families in the U.S. seeking permission to stay in the country and not face deportation so family memb...
14:24, 08/29/2019

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a $20m public awareness campaign about the dangers o...
18:48, 09/16/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty to making up illnesses of son who had 323 medical visits A Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures — including taking him to hospitals more than 320 times — has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child,...
22:48, 08/18/2019

Trump reopens process that defers deportation for migrants with life-threatening illnesses WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Trump administration announced Monday that it will reopen the process that helped some seriously ill migrants to defer deportation while receiving life-saving care in...
00:24, 09/03/2019

New medical code will help track illnesses from toxic red tide and blue-green algae Health issues from toxic algae are under-reported, the Calusa Waterkeeper says. Uncovering the extent of the problem may increase government funding.        ...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Border Patrol agents fall prey to illnesses plaguing migrant holding centers Some Border Patrol agents in Texas are concerned about exposure to Ebola by a migrant fleeing the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the United States. But more of them are worried about other illne...
10:12, 06/17/2019

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and result...
14:12, 06/17/2019

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Trump Administration Continues Descent Into Hell, Seeks to Deport Immigrant Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses The stale swamp water that is the Trump administration has issued a policy change that would deport hundreds of immigrant children with life-threatening illnesses, because the Trump administration is ...
22:24, 08/30/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be ...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, describe...
01:24, 08/24/2019

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning ...
16:24, 08/12/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majo...
00:12, 05/21/2019

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas County reported additional cases of severe lung diseas...
17:24, 09/10/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, to treat adults with a form of lung ...
00:36, 09/04/2019

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
14:48, 08/14/2019

Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? The FDA has reportedly found an oil derived from vitamin E in some tested marijuana products used by those affec...
18:48, 09/05/2019

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a ...
07:12, 09/06/2019

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
22:00, 09/19/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests....
10:24, 04/28/2019

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. The lit...
07:24, 07/31/2019

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because ...
11:00, 07/22/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial...
08:36, 07/09/2019

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
13:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal co...
21:12, 07/23/2019

Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases....
11:24, 05/08/2019

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent hospitalizations....
00:24, 08/30/2019

AbbVie terminates late-stage lung cancer trial AbbVie Inc on Thursday said it will discontinue the late-stage trial testing its experimental treatment for a type of lung cancer after it failed to show a survival benefit compared to placebo....
07:12, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial...
06:36, 07/09/2019

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid...
06:24, 06/14/2019

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s large...
12:12, 06/02/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factor...
16:48, 05/21/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crow...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself...
15:12, 05/21/2019

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
11:36, 05/21/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a ...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for ...
05:12, 09/06/2019

Wisconsin THC vape operation being investigated for possible ties to vape-related deaths, illnesses: police Wisconsin authorities are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connected to a spate of vaping-linked lung illnesses acro...
15:24, 09/15/2019

Florida State football preventing, treating heat illnesses with 'recovery box' Florida State is constantly trying to find new ways to deal with heat during football practice. The Seminoles' latest tool is called a 'recovery box.'      ...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcar...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly u...
00:00, 08/30/2019

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
09:12, 08/14/2019

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug Alimta....
15:12, 08/29/2019

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patient...
23:12, 09/09/2019

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage trial for a type of lung cancer. The drugmaker ...
10:48, 08/29/2019

GE Healthcare wins FDA clearance for algorithms to spot type of collapsed lung The company's Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms, is designed to prioritize critical cases for pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung....
15:48, 09/12/2019

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely ente...
16:24, 06/19/2019

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid...
06:48, 06/14/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of ...
01:24, 08/21/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as ...
05:12, 07/23/2019

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S.....
20:36, 09/15/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are alr...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Roche's Tecentriq recommended for EU approval to treat lung cancer form The European Medicine Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended EU approval of Roche's cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy as an initial treat...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control implant had dislodged from her upper arm and made its wa...
02:36, 07/30/2019

Bristol-Myers releases mixed Opdivo lung cancer results Bristol-Myers Squibb Co released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with either chemotherapy or its other immuno-oncology dr...
15:36, 07/24/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
14:24, 08/25/2019

Amgen results beat estimates, lung cancer trial planned Amgen Inc on Tuesday said its second-quarter revenue fell 3% due to more competition for its older off-patent drugs, but rising sales of newer medicines helped its results exceed Wall Street forecast...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
22:48, 09/18/2019

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
16:12, 07/01/2019

Sen. Rand Paul has part of lung removed from 2017 neighbor attack Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday he had surgery in Tennessee over the weekend to have part of his lung removed as a result of an attack by his neighbor....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 2017 violent altercation with one of his Kentucky nei...
09:24, 08/05/2019

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mu...
06:12, 08/21/2019

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses.        ...
11:12, 07/19/2019

Man impaled by tripod on California highway suffers broken ribs, punctured lung Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway....
12:36, 05/18/2019

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coa...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the com...
01:36, 09/08/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the com...
18:48, 09/08/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
06:39, 08/09/2019

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
18:12, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Amgen results beat estimates, lung cancer trial planned Amgen Inc on Tuesday said its second-quarter revenue fell 3% due to more competition for its older off-patent drugs, but rising sales of newer medicines helped its results exceed Wall Street forecasts...
16:36, 07/30/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black ...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major...
09:36, 06/01/2019

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across t...
16:24, 08/29/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major...
07:00, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage trial for a type of lung cancer....
07:12, 08/29/2019

Vaping As cigarette smoking declines worldwide, tobacco companies have turned to a new product line to make up for lost revenue: vaping devices. Using an e-cigarette, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine...
15:12, 06/25/2019

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
15:12, 09/07/2019

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes...
10:24, 09/12/2019

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I especially mind. At her age, I was smoking actual,...
22:24, 09/19/2019

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths conne...
05:12, 09/13/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
23:12, 09/15/2019

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ...
23:48, 09/10/2019

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced lung cancer in a small, early-stage trial, research...
07:24, 06/03/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Undergoes Lung Surgery Related to 2017 ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Assault Injuries (FRANKFORT, Ky) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his Kentucky home in 2017. The Republican law...
11:48, 08/05/2019

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
11:36, 08/28/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the c...
13:24, 09/10/2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexpla...
10:48, 09/11/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research sh...
06:36, 06/25/2019

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “...
16:24, 08/14/2019

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
02:24, 09/13/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cig...
18:24, 09/16/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials...
22:24, 09/07/2019

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associ...
02:48, 09/19/2019

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the ...
16:00, 09/17/2019

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional ciga...
21:24, 09/11/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 sta...
01:12, 09/13/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions ...
15:48, 05/26/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
17:00, 06/13/2019

| Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities have said, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavoure...
09:12, 09/20/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study sugg...
14:48, 08/13/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
10:36, 08/20/2019

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention di...
10:48, 09/06/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
21:48, 08/23/2019

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is...
13:00, 08/22/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A stat...
10:24, 07/23/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
15:12, 06/28/2019

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as s...
00:49, 09/13/2019

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It ...
04:36, 09/15/2019

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases...
17:48, 08/24/2019

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesUS health officials are reporting what could be the country’s first death linked to vaping.The offi...
03:12, 08/25/2019

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored......
12:48, 09/11/2019

'The squad' goes on fact-free vaping rant On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country's largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged "epidemic"...
17:48, 07/25/2019

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products ...
08:48, 08/30/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
19:00, 08/20/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, includi...
11:24, 09/13/2019

Critics: CDC silent on vaping THC as injuries mount CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
04:48, 08/28/2019

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes ...
13:48, 09/12/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its late...
07:48, 08/05/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there...
04:12, 05/31/2019

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
16:36, 09/18/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media...
15:36, 06/07/2019

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people aro...
01:36, 09/07/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ for online promotions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are targeting four vaping companies for inappropriately pushing their flavored nicotine products through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
00:12, 09/15/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the pr...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Congressional group forms to combat youth vaping A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched a congressional group to combat the growing use of e-cigarettes by America's youth. (Sept. 19)        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dyi...
15:00, 08/24/2019

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
17:48, 08/21/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
13:48, 09/12/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public ...
15:00, 08/24/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued ...
15:24, 08/23/2019

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider ...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
07:36, 09/19/2019

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a ...
21:00, 09/15/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
18:48, 07/01/2019

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from o...
08:48, 09/17/2019

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolid...
00:48, 06/12/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in rece...
14:48, 09/17/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. N...
21:12, 09/13/2019

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults wit...
14:48, 09/17/2019

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to...
01:12, 09/13/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matt...
15:48, 09/13/2019

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
10:12, 08/08/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in ...
14:36, 09/13/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Market for Illicit Vaping Products Flourishes Online As concerns about the health hazards of vaping mount, a market for cannabis-vaping products and the tools to create counterfeits is thriving online on big tech platforms like Amazon and Facebook....
07:01, 09/20/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers mo...
16:12, 07/15/2019

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four high school students in the U.S. use e-cigarettes as teen vaping rates surged to yet another record despite efforts to control the epidemic, according to new federal data....
09:12, 09/12/2019

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last mo...
13:12, 09/11/2019

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Se...
17:12, 09/05/2019

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
22:48, 09/06/2019

Five vaping facts: Worse with THC oil, safer than smoking cigarettes Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
04:48, 08/28/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)   &#...
03:36, 08/30/2019

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use have led many to start questioning the safety of “...
04:24, 09/05/2019

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
16:48, 09/11/2019

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a ma...
22:24, 08/26/2019

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters T...
10:02, 09/19/2019

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint i...
16:48, 09/06/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie theater with his girlfriend, that his head started thr...
03:36, 09/05/2019

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning tho...
23:24, 09/11/2019

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially ...
18:00, 09/06/2019

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
09:48, 09/04/2019

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control a...
21:12, 09/16/2019

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
01:12, 09/18/2019

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that h...
18:24, 09/16/2019

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nico...
15:48, 09/16/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
17:24, 06/27/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older...
18:48, 07/01/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, say...
12:24, 07/02/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
00:24, 06/09/2019

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since the end of August. “With sadness, we report t...
10:01, 09/17/2019

UPDATE 1-BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolid...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the ...
14:48, 09/17/2019

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for other sources of revenue....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: Take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
21:36, 09/06/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, publ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WAT...
15:12, 09/06/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is ea...
09:37, 09/19/2019

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electr...
08:24, 09/19/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
23:12, 09/18/2019

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis insiders are only shocked by one thing: how long the c...
19:01, 09/18/2019

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
17:01, 09/18/2019

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping products."...
16:12, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology pro...
12:12, 09/18/2019

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medica...
05:36, 06/10/2019

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas healt...
10:00, 09/10/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are f...
09:36, 08/30/2019

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettees. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concern following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses lin...
16:24, 09/11/2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
15:00, 08/23/2019

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the industry....
17:00, 09/10/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young a...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% th...
22:49, 09/18/2019

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not be...
18:12, 09/10/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
14:48, 08/30/2019

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco...
00:24, 09/13/2019

Vaping Use Prompts Trump Administration to Weigh Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into ...
08:24, 09/18/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
18:01, 09/05/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health conce...
10:24, 09/18/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
11:12, 06/07/2019

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school...
10:01, 09/11/2019

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are...
13:48, 09/18/2019

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13:36, 09/11/2019

Teen hospitalized for ‘vaping-induced’ injury has warning for young users An Illinois teen issued a stern warning to youngsters from his hospital bed to stop vaping — saying the habit has left his lungs looking like those of a man more than 50 years older. Adam Hergen...
14:24, 09/05/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Or...
18:48, 09/06/2019

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
14:24, 09/05/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive sa...
03:36, 05/07/2019

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
22:12, 09/11/2019

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness tied to vaping have risen and President Donald Trump ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader J...
07:12, 05/07/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very ...
15:48, 05/20/2019

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told reporters on a ca...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Romney, Merkley introduce bill that would tax vaping industry and ban flavored e-cigarettes The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing teen vaping....
13:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case def...
01:12, 09/13/2019

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who re...
14:00, 08/26/2019

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Hea...
18:24, 09/11/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scot...
12:36, 05/30/2019

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials identified 450 possible illnesses in 33 states, and said no single device, liquid or ingredient has been tied to themUS health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they fig...
11:12, 09/06/2019

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with...
07:36, 09/18/2019

Student shares shocking images of collapsed lungs after vaping for a year Costly cartridges and an addiction to nicotine aren’t the only things vapers need to worry about. Chance Ammirata, 18, said it only took him a couple of days to go through one Juul pod. Now, he&...
11:48, 08/08/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the co...
20:36, 09/12/2019

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
11:24, 06/21/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled...
09:24, 07/24/2019

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Michigan will be first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will ban online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but the restriction does not apply to tobacco flavors.       ...
13:00, 09/04/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly using influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warni...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
09:00, 09/04/2019

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
09:12, 09/12/2019

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
13:48, 06/17/2019

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's just not true....
04:24, 07/08/2019

Vaping Flavorpocalypse Comes to New York as State Health Authorities Order Emergency Ban The New York state Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council approved an emergency ban of all vaping products with flavors other than tobacco or menthol—and have doubtless start...
19:36, 09/17/2019

FDA bashes Juul for illegally marketing vaping products as less harmful than cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
12:48, 09/09/2019

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied to use of the products, with another under investiga...
16:01, 09/06/2019

Juul Rep Visited a Classroom and Told Teens Vaping Is 'Totally Safe,' for Some Reason There’s a lot of debate about what belongs in the classroom—but it’s safe to say Juul doesn’t. However, two teens testified in Congress on Wednesday that a Juul representative had, in fact, visited th...
18:24, 07/25/2019

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American tribe...
09:36, 09/09/2019

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
22:00, 09/14/2019

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the w...
01:00, 09/12/2019

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb....
07:24, 09/12/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
22:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama school removes bathroom stall doors to stop students from vaping Privacy, schmivacy. An Alabama high school has come up with an interesting way to stop students from vaping on campus — by taking the doors off the bathroom stalls. “Me, as a parent, personally, I thi...
22:48, 09/08/2019

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into reha...
07:36, 06/13/2019

Yet Another Person Has Died From Mystery Vaping Illness, Bringing Reported Death Toll to 7 As people continue to debate the causes of an acute lung illness linked to vaping—and the actions needed to stop it—victims are still dying. On Monday, health officials in Tulare County, California re...
14:24, 09/17/2019

California governor who called youth vaping an ‘epidemic’ orders public awareness campaign Governor Gavin Newsom, acting a day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, became the latest politician seeking to crack down on e-cigarettes and other electro...
19:12, 09/16/2019

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
15:12, 08/28/2019

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
11:24, 07/22/2019

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tuesday, as public health officials scrambled to under...
10:24, 09/10/2019

Vaping fears prompt Alabama high school to remove bathroom stall doors Educators at an Alabama high school have removed some of the stall doors in the building's bathroom in an effort to stop students from vaping in rest rooms....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a Congressional hearing on Thursday. Lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in a teen vaping "epidemic."...
12:48, 07/25/2019

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's pr...
10:48, 09/09/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
01:24, 06/14/2019

With teenage vaping at all time high, schools are turning to 'vape detectors' to snuff out secret smokers Soter Technologies With concerns over teenage vaping at an all-time high, schools all around the country are starting to embrace vape detectors, which are capable of detecting vape smoke that normal ...
11:24, 09/13/2019

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prom...
13:48, 09/18/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
09:36, 04/28/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15, middle school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
09:00, 09/13/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
15:48, 09/13/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the F...
10:36, 05/02/2019

Vaping, juice cleanses, fitness trackers: Some 'healthy' trends are riskier than you think These recent fads are widely believed to be healthy — or at least a healthier alternative to risky behavior. Many experts tell a different story.        ...
16:48, 07/04/2019

Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land' A Boston doctor who has treated victims of the mystery vaping illness describes the frustration and horrors of trying to help patients some who die by "essentially drowning on dry land." (Sept. 13) &...
13:00, 09/13/2019

'I'm too high. Something's wrong.' Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend As more teens vape, schools have struggled to keep the practice in check. Now, some schools are seeing a worrisome twist — students vaping marijuana.        ...
18:12, 05/03/2019

Trump Says Trade Deal With China Could Come Before US Election U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election, or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters.....
18:00, 09/17/2019

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars....
18:48, 09/17/2019

FOCUS-Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of t...
21:12, 09/17/2019

Snapchat may add a dedicated news tab Snap's efforts to bring news to Snapchat haven't gone so well. You've had to plow through entertainment and other material just to find news, and that's when creators aren't ...
00:01, 09/18/2019

Iran's Rouhani blames U.S., Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defense Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil instal...
01:36, 09/18/2019

Google, Facebook Cozy Up to Publishers as Regulators Circle Tech giants are making concessions long sought by news publishers whose business has been hurt by the platforms’ dominance, moves that some in the media industry see as an effort to pre-empt potential...
03:48, 09/18/2019

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches....
08:48, 09/18/2019

Drone and missile debris proves Iranian role in Aramco attack, Saudi defense ministry says Drone and missile debris recovered by investigators at the Saudi Aramco attack site is proof of Iranian culpability, a Saudi defense ministry representative told media on Wednesday....
09:36, 09/18/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging plane denied bail over possible terrorist ties A federal judge on Wednesday denied bail to an American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a jetliner in July over possible links to the Islamic State. ...
16:12, 09/18/2019