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First US death tied to vaping reported in Illinois

Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.  The Illinois Department of Public Health said the adult patient was hospitalized after falling ill following vaping, though it did not give other information about the person, including the patient’s name, age, hometown or date of death.  Read more.....



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