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Pennsylvania woman, 18, develops first-ever case of wet lung in an adolescent from excessively smoking e-cigarettes for three weeks

An 18-year-old woman who went on a three-week vaping binge was diagnosed with a condition called wet lung, formally known as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The Pediatrics journal published a case report Thursday on the unnamed Pennsylvania teen wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:23
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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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[Pennsylvania] Study by DU suggests third-hand smoke spreads indoors

third-hand smoke — the chemical residue from tobacco smoke that sticks to clothes, furniture or other surfaces — may not be as easy to evade. The research, published on May 9 in the scientific journal Science Advances, found that third-hand smoke can per
The Triangle (Drexel University)
added May 18, 2018 14:10
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[Pennsylvania] TEENS RISE UP AND GET REAL TO END SMOKING IN PHILADELPHIA AND BEYOND

3rd Annual #RealTalkTobacco #RISE Youth Summit to help Philadelphia be the first city in the US to have a 0% Youth Smoking Rate
GlobeNewswire
added May 12, 2018 17:09
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] This room was off-limits to smokers, but its air contained surprising amounts of 'thirdhand smoke'

Pop quiz: If you sampled the air in an empty college classroom where smoking is not permitted, what is the last thing you'd expect to find? If you guessed "cigarette smoke," you're in good company. Peter DeCarlo, an air quality researcher at Drexel Univ
Los Angeles Times
added May 10, 2018 17:28
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[Pennsylvania] As vaping gathers steam with students, school districts struggle to keep up

For some students, dismissal time at Emmaus High School means congregating at a corner known as “Smoker’s Island” to do what generations of American high schoolers have done: fire up an after-school cigarette. But the tradition has changed. Acrid clouds
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added May 9, 2018 15:08
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[Pennsylvania] PSU’s burn ban: School to prohibit smoking, vaping ($$)

Penn State is the 11th school in the Big Ten Conference to implement a smoke-free policy. The university cited the health and well-being of its students, employees and visitors as a reason for the move. The new policy will allow non-smokers to avoid exp
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Apr 25, 2018 10:22
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State, perhaps a little behind the curve, is banning smoking on campus

The new policy will cover the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, and other tobacco products, according to a university release. "The health of our faculty, staff and students is a top priority for the University, and this
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:39
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