Tag: e-cigarette

Woman Suffers Cobalt Lung Disease After 6 Months of Vaping

Woman Suffers Cobalt Lung Disease After 6 Months of Vaping

Toxic metal from a vape heating coil caused a woman to develop permanent 'cobalt lung' disease after just 6 months of vaping, according to a new case report.

/ December 9, 2019
First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

A grieving mother has filed the first wrongful death lawsuit against JUUL after her teenage son died of breathing complications that she blames on a vaping addiction that began when he was 15 years old.

/ October 18, 2019
JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

The FDA has sent a warning to JUUL Labs for advertising e-cigarettes to kids in school as "totally safe" alternatives to nicotine cigarettes.

/ September 19, 2019
Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Six people have died of a severe lung illness that is linked to vaping, with the most recent death reported in Kansas.

/ September 18, 2019
Trump Says "Don't Vape" and Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

Trump Says “Don’t Vape” and Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

President Donald Trump said he warned his 13 year-old son, "Don't vape," one day after saying his administration would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes to curb their attractiveness to young people.

/ September 13, 2019
Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

1st Death Linked to Vape Lung Outbreak in Illinois

Illinois health officials are investigating the first possible death caused by vaping-related lung disease.

/ August 26, 2019
153 Cases of Vaping Lung Disease Reported in 16 States

153 Cases of Vaping Lung Disease Reported in 16 States

Sixteen states have reported 153 cases of severe lung damage in young adults who used vapes or e-cigarettes over the past 2 months.

/ August 22, 2019
14 Teens Hospitalized with Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

14 Teens Hospitalized with Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

Health officials are warning about a sudden rise in severe lung disease linked to vaping after 14 young people were hospitalized in Illinois and Wisconsin.

/ August 5, 2019
Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

E-Cigarettes, Vapes Linked to Increased Risk for Seizure: FDA Warning

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating dozens of seizures in people who reported using an electronic cigarette or portable vaporizer (vape) device just prior to the incident.

/ April 8, 2019

New Study Challenges Notion of Reliability in E-Cigarettes as Smoking Cessation Devices

Electronic cigarettes or “vapes” are nearly twice as effective at curbing nicotine fits in addicts compared to traditional therapies such as patches and lozenges, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The findings...

/ January 31, 2019