To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.Read more
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) is deeply disappointed that a proposed rule authorizing a nationwide ban of flavored electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) did not include menthol.Read more
Bans and other policies restricting e-cigarette sales could do more public harm than good, according to a group of public-health, tobacco-policy and ethics experts.Read more
Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so far finds growing evidence that vaping can harm the heart and blood vessels.Read more
About 1 in 4 high school students and 10% of middle school students in 2019 reported current use of electronic cigarettes based on nationally representative survey data from U.S. students in grades six to 12.Read more
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill researchers found that non-menthol flavored e-cigarettes attract youth and adults to vape and that the use of flavored e-cigarettes contributes to multiple pathways linked to higher vaping rates among youth.Read more
Vaping-associated lung injury is a condition characterized by lung inflammation and damage that can lead to respiratory failure and death. Symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and chest pain, as well as fatigue, fever, and weight loss. Many patients report gastrointestinal symptoms too.
Healthcare experts are urging people to avoid vaping because the exact cause of vaping-associated lung injury is unknown.
People who are using vaping products — especially young people, who have been most frequently affected by the condition — should closely monitor their health and seek immediate medical care if they develop symptoms.Read more
Une étude menée par la Mayo Clinic et publiée dans The New England Journal of Medicine révèle que les lésions pulmonaires dues au vapotage sont très probablement causées par une toxicité directe ou des lésions tissulaires dues à des vapeurs chimiques nocives.Read more
Research into the pathology of vaping-associated lung injury is in its early stages, but a Mayo Clinic study published in The New England Journal of Medicine finds that lung injuries from vaping most likely are caused by direct toxicity or tissue damage from noxious chemical fumes.Read more