Health Officials May Have Found the Chemical at the Center of Vaping Illness Outbreak

(NEW YORK) — U.S. health officials reported a breakthrough Friday in their investigation into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical compound in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the Centers …

CDC Finds Possible Culprit In Outbreak Of Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said Friday that fluid extracted from the lungs of 29 injured patients who vaped all contained the chemical compound vitamin E acetate. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption toggle caption Hans Pennink/AP The Centers for Disease Control and …

More Teens Than Ever Are Vaping. Here’s What We Know About Their Habits

Three years ago, only about one in ten high school students reported having recently used e-cigarettes. But a study published this week in JAMA shows the proportion of students vaping nicotine has now grown to more than one in four. Loading… Researchers from the Food …

Some States With Legal Weed Embrace Vaping Bans, Warn Of Black Market Risks

A flyer reminding customers about vaping-related deaths and illnesses, on display in a Seattle vape store. The Washington State Board of Health recently passed a four-month emergency ban on flavored vaping products. It applies to products that contain either THC or nicotine. Jovelle Tamayo/Bloomberg/Getty Images …

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness

Possible E-Cigarette Death in Illinois Would be the First | Time Close this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source Related PostsMissouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S.41Missouri Man Is 8th …

What’s Behind A Cluster Of Vaping-Related Hospitalizations?

Vaping has been linked to a cluster of hospitalizations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. sestovic/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption sestovic/Getty Images Vaping has been linked to a cluster of hospitalizations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. sestovic/Getty Images When Dylan Nelson was admitted to the …