TO VAPE or NOT TO VAPE

TO VAPE or NOT TO VAPE

VAPING is sweeping the landscape and causing numerous unforeseen issues! I’ve compiled some links that can possibly direct you in finding out more information!

From The New York Times…

“More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Missouri reported the eighth death linked to vaping during this summer’s crisis.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/health/vaping-cdc.html

 

From CNBC…

The number of people who have fallen sick from a mysterious vaping-related illness has dramatically risen from 380 patients identified last week.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/19/vaping-related-lung-illnesses-climb-to-530-cases-seven-deaths-as-cdc-hunts-for-a-cause.html?fbclid=IwAR3RlHbo4KST4wF99MyjCIXGDQi-uB2oBy9QJwrkjQrl1GgoBX8k2tKgQzA

From C-Net…

In recent months, there’s been a surge of reports about hundreds of people ending up in the hospital due to severe lung illnesses and other health problems after vaping — and at least 33 people have died. It’s clear we’re just starting to understand the dangers of vaping.

https://www.cnet.com/news/a-timeline-of-recent-juul-and-vaping-health-controversies-death-update/?fbclid=IwAR3RlHbo4KST4wF99MyjCIXGDQi-uB2oBy9QJwrkjQrl1GgoBX8k2tKgQzA

From National Public Radio…

An outbreak of severe lung disease among users of electronic cigarettes continues to spread to new patients and states.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/09/18/760635457/the-vaping-illness-outbreak-what-we-know-so-far?fbclid=IwAR2GJm5joAK7dnNl7zqe64y03gyfFAXor3Zg0Weo-xvObrVRHIcK4Io52OI

From The Washington Post…

Health officials said Friday that a fifth person has died of a mysterious lung illness tied to vaping. There are now 450 possible cases in 33 states and one territory, including the five deaths, they said.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2019/09/06/lung-illness-tied-vaping-has-killed-third-person-may-be-new-worrisome-disease-officials-say/?fbclid=IwAR3XL6zkSiDiFlqtzoXrmdiQNn3mheHVjbpEjIbb9mJwMHI-Q6vlt_qqINs

From vox(.)com…

It was the stream of young, otherwise healthy patients landing in the intensive care unit with trouble breathing that made Utah pulmonologist Dr. Dixie Harris suspect something was up.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/9/3/20847219/vaping-health-risks-2019-lung-damage-death?fbclid=IwAR3LqRV5F1Q39DsiHn_R3Cax7UC8RuFwH-KI71goa_03CX6CwcVtwsR1q78

These links only ‘scratch the surface’ of the information that’s out there.

For all it’s dangers, VAPING is not likely to ‘go away’ any time soon!  

BE AWARE!

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