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Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic'

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
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 has pushed for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
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Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Missouri health officials announced on Thursday the vaping-related death of a man in his mid-40s. This is the United States' eighth death linked to severe lung injury and illness tied to e-cigarettes....
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Media Giants Pull E-Cigarette Ads

Sep 20, 2019 , WebMD
CBS, WarnerMedia and Viacom have banned ads for e-cigarettes. The ban comes after a spate of vaping-related lung infections and seven...
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U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
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 easing....
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What are people vaping? 

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of lung disease among vapers has sparked concerns and questions about e-cigarettes. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what vapers are really inhaling....
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E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
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....
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E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
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....
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Vaping-related lung illnesses climb to 530 cases, seven deaths as CDC hunts for a cause

Sep 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than half of the patients have been younger than 25 and 16% are younger than 18, CDC principal deputy director Anne Schuchat...
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A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes. The CDC is stepping up its probe of e-cigarette illnesses

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
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 outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes....
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Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease

Sep 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
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...
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Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims 7th Victim

Sep 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims 7th VictimCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2019 12:00:00...
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New York state ban on flavored e-cigarettes given final approval

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
New York became the second state to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday after its Democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about their rising use among teens and a nationwide spate of lung illnesses....
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What Does Vaping Do To Lungs When It Doesn't Kill?

Sep 17, 2019 , Forbes
While e-cigarettes are now responsible for hundreds of acute illnesses and several deaths, even general use of e-cigarettes can cause chronic lung issues. Some are switching back to traditional cigarette smoking. Neither option is a good...
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U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
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 illnesses linked to e-cigarette use....
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Carcinogen Found in Menthol E-Cigarettes

Sep 17, 2019 , WebMD
As doctors race to determine what is causing sudden and severe lung illnesses among some vapers, new research discovers dangerously high levels of a known carcinogen in menthol-flavored electronic...
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Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs

Sep 17, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs, FDA...
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Small-Town Drug Bust Offers Intimate Glimpse Into The Vast And Shadowy Black Market For Vaping Supplies

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As officials across the country try to pinpoint the cause of a lung illness outbreak linked to vaping, a look at a bust in Wisconsin shows just how sweeping the unregulated black market for the products is. Meanwhile, the outbreak highlights the dark underbelly of the rise in CBD oil's popularity. More news on vaping looks at the Trump administration's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes; movement in the states to crack down on vaping; and stories from the users themselves....
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Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
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Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs, FDA Warns

Sep 17, 2019 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning today that the commonly prescribed breast cancer therapies known as cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 (CDK 4/6) inhibitors may cause rare but severe inflammation of the...
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New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths

Sep 16, 2019 , Reuters
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. health officials have linked to vaping....
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