Metals from vaping devices may have left California woman with scarred and permanently damaged lungs
Metals from vaping devices may have left California woman with scarred and permanently damaged lungs

The damage to the patient's lungs is caused by a rare lung disease, typically seen in industry metal workers, according to doctors who treated the patient.

Massachusetts becomes first US state to impose tough restrictions on tobacco, vape flavors and menthol cigarettes
Massachusetts becomes first US state to impose tough restrictions on tobacco, vape flavors and menthol cigarettes

Beginning June 1, 2020, the state will limit the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, menthol cigarettes and flavored chewing tobacco to licensed smoking bars, where they may only be smoked on-site

Research links weed to higher risk of stroke, but experts say clearer data is needed before jumping to conclusions
Research links weed to higher risk of stroke, but experts say clearer data is needed before jumping to conclusions

According to experts, dose, frequency, treatment intention and mode of administration matter.

Washington bans vaping products with vitamin E acetate, a chemical linked to surge in lung injuries in US
Washington bans vaping products with vitamin E acetate, a chemical linked to surge in lung injuries in US

The state has asked e-cigarette manufacturers to disclose the ingredients used in their products.

Worrying vaping habit continues to rise, even as American cigarette-smoker numbers hit all-time low
Worrying vaping habit continues to rise, even as American cigarette-smoker numbers hit all-time low

During 2017-2018, e-cigarette use went up from 2.8% to 3.2%, a reversal of the decline seen during 2014-2017.

Vaping crisis: 17-year-old US boy undergoes double lung transplantation as e-cigarettes damage both his lungs
Vaping crisis: 17-year-old US boy undergoes double lung transplantation as e-cigarettes damage both his lungs

The boy, who is a former athlete, is doing well, says the medical team, adding that recovery will be an intense process and could take months

Vaping nearly killed 16-year-old boy after causing life-threatening lung inflammation and respiratory failure
Vaping nearly killed 16-year-old boy after causing life-threatening lung inflammation and respiratory failure

Doctors say trigger likely to be immune response to chemical in e-cigarette fluid.

Vaping health crisis: CDC identifies vitamin E acetate as cause behind lung injury outbreaks in US, calls it a 'breakthrough'
Vaping health crisis: CDC identifies vitamin E acetate as cause behind lung injury outbreaks in US, calls it a 'breakthrough'

Experts found the compound in lung fluids from all the 29 tested patients. So far, 2,051 confirmed and probable US lung injury cases and 39 deaths have been associated with vaping.

Vaping crisis: One in four high school students in US used electronic cigarettes this year, says study
Vaping crisis: One in four high school students in US used electronic cigarettes this year, says study

Researchers say since 2014, e-cigarettes have been the most commonly used tobacco product among youth.

Vaping crisis gets worse as death toll reaches  37 and number of people suffering from e-cigarette illnesses climbs to 1,888
Vaping crisis gets worse as death toll reaches 37 and number of people suffering from e-cigarette illnesses climbs to 1,888

The previous CDC estimates in early October put the number of fatalities at 24.

Vaping Crisis: Teens using flavored e-cigarettes more prone to addiction as staggering number of young users reported
Vaping Crisis: Teens using flavored e-cigarettes more prone to addiction as staggering number of young users reported

Over 3.6 million children were using e-cigarettes, with fruit, menthol and mint favours gaining popularity.

UK study says vaping may help people quit smoking amid concerns in US over e-cigarette deaths
UK study says vaping may help people quit smoking amid concerns in US over e-cigarette deaths

While the CDC has flagged the ill effects of vaping in the wake of deaths, in the UK it is being seen as helping smokers quit

Cannabis compound used in e-cigarettes or vaping products linked to lung injuries, CDC warns
Cannabis compound used in e-cigarettes or vaping products linked to lung injuries, CDC warns

Of the affected 1,299 people, the condition named "e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury" (EVALI), has claimed 26 lives in 21 US states

The Hit We'll Take: Anti-vape campaign featuring Silento that can help youth kick addictive habit
The Hit We'll Take: Anti-vape campaign featuring Silento that can help youth kick addictive habit

So far, 1,080 lung injury cases have been reported from 48 states and 16 percent of these patients are below 18 years of age.

Vaping affects fertility in young women while use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy puts child's health at risk: Study
Vaping affects fertility in young women while use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy puts child's health at risk: Study

According to researchers, using e-cigarettes during pregnancy impairs metabolic health in daughters; Recent studies have also stated that e-cigarettes disrupt lung function and raise risk of infection

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