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We simply got the very first clear proof that some individuals are utilizing Juul e-cigarettes to cut down on cigarette smoking

We simply got the very first clear proof that some individuals...

The e-cigarette company Juul is on a quest to prove that its sleek devices can help smokers take up a healthier habit. Now, for the first time since its products debuted four years ago with the tagline "smoking evolved," the company has published evidence that some adult smokers may be using the device to wean…
CDC fine-tunes meaning of vaping-linked health problems, reduces case count

CDC fine-tunes meaning of vaping-linked health problems, reduces case count

Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from 450 possible cases to 380 confirmed and probable cases, the agency announced late Thursday. The new figure follows a clearer…
Vaping-illness examinations rely on impurities, fakes: report

Vaping-illness examinations rely on impurities, fakes: report

Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post. Unknown adulterants and dubious solvents—such as oils and diluting “cutting agents”—in vaping liquids are now the…
Vaping-linked lung illness cases leap from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC states [Updated]

Vaping-linked lung illness cases leap from 94 to 153 in 5...

Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Saturday,…
Juul stops all United States advertisements, boots CEO

Juul stops all United States advertisements, boots CEO

Enlarge / Menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. As e-cigarette-maker Juul faces increasingly searing scrutiny for allegedly marketing its products to teens and helping ignite an “epidemic” of youth vaping, the company announced Wednesday that its CEO is…
Teenager vaping rise: 25% of 12 th graders report current usage, 11% everyday usage

Teenager vaping rise: 25% of 12 th graders report current usage,...

Preliminary data from two long-standing, nationwide surveys reveals a sustained surge in e-cigarette use—aka vaping—by teens over the last two years. About 25% of 12th graders in 2019 reported using nicotine-containing vaping products within 30 days of taking one of the surveys. That figure was about 21% in the 2018 edition of the same survey…
Vitamin E acetate discovered in all lung fluid samples checked from hurt vapers

Vitamin E acetate discovered in all lung fluid samples checked from...

All 29 samples of lung fluids tested from vaping device users with severe lung injuries contained the oily additive vitamin E acetate, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday. “These new findings are significant,” Anne Schuchat, CDC principal deputy director, told reporters in a press conference. It is…
To attempt to comprehend the youths, scientists sleuthed through their garbage

To attempt to comprehend the youths, scientists sleuthed through their garbage

Enlarge / Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau is disguised as a mountain climber, while hiding in a trash can, in a scene from the film 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again', 1976. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) While the government may be considered Big Brother, a team of researchers in California are officially that parent. The researchers…

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