You might say that 2019 was not a good year for vaping. At the beginning of the year, vaping still enjoyed its status as a popular, potentially safer alternative to smoking cigarettes in America. That is, until we realised that certain types of vapes could cause sudden illness and even death.
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The CDC announced today that they are finally on board with the leading theory about what’s causing the vaping illness they are calling EVALI: vitamin E acetate, found mainly in THC vapes. A new technique for sampling lung fluid revealed that all of the patients tested—a convenience sample of 29 people from 10 states—had vitamin A acetate in their lungs.
Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping in the U.S. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know.
Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $US169 ($244) a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furniture or even into a footpath grate. And that is when you’ll need a friend who vapes.
A new study by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers found that many parents perceive e-cigarettes to be safer than regular cigarettes. Parents who vape were much more likely to vape in their homes and cars with their children present than parents who smoke traditional cigarettes, they concluded.