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Posted On May 18, 2018By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Health

Teen Developed “Wet Lung” From Vaping

A Pennsylvania teen developed respiratory failure- By Ashley Welch | May 17th, 2018 and needed to be placed on a breathing machine as a result of vaping, doctors say. In a case study published in the journal Pediatrics, physicians detail how the 18-year-old had been using e-cigarettes for only three weeks before being rushed to the emergency room at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The young woman, who worked as a restaurant hostess, was not identified due to privacy concerns. She came to the hospital with symptoms of coughing, difficulty breathing, andRead More
Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. By news-medical.net | September 18th, 2017 The study — from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine — found that students in grades seven to 12 who had tried an e-cigarette are 2.16 times more likely to be susceptible to cigarette smoking. “Since e-cigarettes came on the market there has been a debate about whether their use may lead to cigarette smoking,” said Bruce Baskerville, the co-author on the studyRead More

Posted On June 29, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Local Teen Injured When Vape Explodes

Trevor Barfuss recently sustained wounds to his foot and leg after a vape exploded like a bomb, scattering shrapnel-like pieces of the device and starting a fire. Debbie Bryce | June 28, 2016 The incident happened in an apartment in Lava Hot Springs last Thursday, as the 16-year-old Bancroft teen and his 18-year-old friend were preparing to float down the Portneuf River. When the friend attempted to use the vape, it started hissing and spitting. Alarmed by the noise, the friend threw the device and it exploded. Trevor said itRead More

Posted On June 21, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Health

E-Cigs Act As ‘Roadblock’ To Teen Smoking

Scots experts found the majority of young people interviewed said that vaping had reduced the possibility of themselves and others smoking, according to a paper presented at a major tobacco conference in Poland. By Lizzy Buchan – June 21st, 2016 Fears have been raised in the past that the sweet flavours and colourful packaging could make vaping “a gateway” habit to smoking tobacco. However, this study is the latest to rebut concerns that the rise of vaping would encourage more young people to start smoking. Dr Neil McKeganey, from theRead More