On Friday, health and substance abuse professionals in Houston met for the Vaping Summit hosted by The Council on Recovery to find more ways to address this problem.
Today, health and substance abuse professionals in Houston meeting for the Vaping Summit to find more ways to address the problem.
Daniel Ament, the teen who became anonymously famous after becoming the first patient to receive a double lung transplant from vaping, spoke to a class of students about the dangers of vaping.
Numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show nearly a third of high school students used e-cigs in the past year, a product originally intended to help people stop smoking nicotine.
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Galveston County Health District has confirmed its first death associated with e-cigarette smoking and vaping, also known as EVALI. Officials say a woman between 30-35 years old died at a local hospital on December 29 after battling a lung injury related to e-cigarettes and vaping.
The Galveston County Health District says a woman has died while being treated for E-cigarette or Vaping Associated Lung Injury (EVALI).
Health officials in the U.S. will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that still benefit manufacturers, retailers and adults.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban the sale of all e-cigarette flavors except for tobacco and menthol, a report said on Tuesday.
The FDA said it is now illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 after the national age was raised from 18 last week.
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
To ban or not to ban, that's the million-dollar question. We're talking all about electronic cigarettes and vaping products.
President Donald Trump on Friday heard opposing viewpoints in the debate over youth vaping but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavored e-cigarettes but later backtracking.
The use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices is now banned in the city of Sugar Land, thanks to the efforts of one persistent teen.
"A student at Lamar High School was transported to a local hospital as a precautionary measure after they reported feeling ill," HISD said in a statement to FOX 26.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
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