• Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping , or using e-cigarettes.
    According to new numbers released on Thursday, there have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of illness across the US since June. Seven people have died.
    Investigators don't know the cause. They haven't identified a single common brand, product, or drug across all of the cases.
    The mysterious lung disease isn't the only risk of vaping. Read on to see how vaping affects your health.
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  • Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for

    Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

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    As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping -related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states.
    On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes , including mint and menthol flavors, across the US.
    Health experts have been unable to pinpoint a root cause since the vape device industry is expansive and unregulated.
    So far, experts believe chemicals like formaldehyde and acrolein could be to blame , as well as vitamin E acetate .
    Here are vape-related illness symptoms to...
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