Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Vaping-related lung disease now has a name – and a likely cause. 5 things you need to know about EVALI

Health authorities in the United States are investigating what exactly has caused the recent outbreak of vaping-related illness. From shutterstock.comMore than 2,000 people in the United States have developed serious lung damage in a poisoning outbreak associated with the use of vaping devices this year. At least 39 people have died from the condition. Most of those affected are young men. Their symptoms, which developed over a few days to several weeks, included cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, fever, chills, and weight loss. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently named this combination of symptoms – “e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury”, or EVALI. Importantly, it has now implicated vitamin E acetate, an

From http://besthealthnews.com/2019/11/vaping-related-lung-disease-now-has-a-name-and-a-likely-cause-5-things-you-need-to-know-about-evali/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vaping-related-lung-disease-now-has-a-name-and-a-likely-cause-5-things-you-need-to-know-about-evali


From https://jamesjohnson10.blogspot.com/2019/11/vaping-related-lung-disease-now-has.html


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