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The recent vaping deaths are bad. The long term toll will be even worse

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked vaping to 1,479 cases of a mysterious lung disease over the last six months. At least 33 people have died since the outbreak began.  The illness is marked by chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, and it has largely affected young people. The vast majority of cases, almost 80%, involve e-cigarette users younger than 35, and another 15% are younger than 18.  The outbreak has triggered anxiety among parents and calls for government action. President Trump said he plans to ban e-cigarette flavors that seem specially designed to appeal to young people and get them hooked.  Read more....

 

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