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Pennsylvania teen develops ‘wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says

The teen’s pediatrician and lead author of the study said he believes the chemicals in the e-cigarettes led to lung damage and inflammation, triggering an immune response in her body. Case authors advised wet lung should considered when diagnosing resp
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 28, 2018 13:46
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old experienced difficulty breathing and chest pains after using an e-cigarette Her doctors diagnosed hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or "wet lung"
CNN
added May 27, 2018 20:27
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Hookah Responsible for Over Half of Tobacco Smoke Inhaled by Young Smokers

accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S., a newUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis discovered. Toxicant exposures – such as tar, carbon monoxide and nicotine –
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added May 18, 2018 15:29
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes...she developed symptoms bad enough to send her to the emergency room...Soon, the young woman experienced what is commonly known as respiratory failur
CNN
added May 18, 2018 15:11
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Implementing Parental Tobacco Dependence Treatment Within Bronchiolitis QI Collaboratives

Tobacco dependence treatment of parents and/or caregivers can be integrated into bronchiolitis QI by using relatively low-resource strategies. Using a more intensive QI intervention did not alter the rates of screening or intervention for caregivers who s
Pediatrics
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Altered lung biology of healthy never smokers following acute inhalation of E-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides in vivo human data demonstrating that acute inhalation of EC aerosols dysregulates normal human lung homeostasis in a limited cohort of healthy naïve individuals. These observations have implications to new EC users, nonsmokers expose
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 29, 2018 16:13
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AMD3100 ameliorates cigarette smoke-induced emphysema-like manifestations in mice

These results suggest that antagonism of SDF-1 binding to CXCR4 is associated with protection of both bone marrow and lungs during chronic CS exposure, thus encouraging future studies of potential therapeutic benefit of AMD3100 in emphysema.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 5, 2018 16:34
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Heroes Share Their Stories to Inspire Action During National Women's Lung Health Week (May 6-12)

This May, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative – nationally presented by CVS Health® – is highlighting the many faces of lung cancer. By sharing stories of LUNG FORCE Heroes – lung cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones – LUNG FO
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2018 15:24
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[New York] Suffolk County Turns Turquoise in Honor of National Women's Lung Health Week

visit Lung.org/cvs for easy ways to help their communities become tobacco-free and access discounts on quit smoking resources.In addition, CVS Pharmacy will donate $1 for every pack of Extra Gum that is purchased, up to $100,000 to the American Lung Assoc
LongIsland.com (NY)
added May 8, 2018 16:37
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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