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Vaping emergencies may initially go unrecognized

Diagnosing EVALI—the e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury illness that's recently garnered national attention—can be challenging. Initial symptoms may resemble pneumonia or go unrecognized, according ...

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News of vaping-related injury getting vapers' attention

(HealthDay)—Survey results show more than eight in 10 informed vapers are more cautious and likely to reduce vaping as a result of news of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, according to the American Academy of Family ...

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New studies show vaping illnesses tapering off

(HealthDay)—Even as the number of Americans hospitalized with a lung injury tied to vaping passed the 2,500 mark this week, new research confirms case counts are finally declining and vitamin E acetate remains the most ...

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'Vast majority' of vaping illnesses blamed on vitamin E

Health officials now blame vitamin E acetate for the "vast majority" of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses and they say doctors should monitor patients more closely after they go home from the hospital.

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Canada to ban vaping ads aimed at youth

Concerned by a sudden rise in youth vaping, Canada's health minister on Thursday announced a ban on advertising for vaping products targeting young people.

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Guidelines for clinicians to address youth vaping

In response to the pressing public health issue of vaping, clinicians of all disciplines are being asked to address this issue with youth, families and community members, despite minimal youth-focused screening or treatment ...

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