Vaping Potentially Tied to Seizures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently investigating 127 reports of seizures that occurred after vaping or e-cigarette use. While the FDA has not formally linked e-cigarette use to seizures, it is known that e-cigarettes can contain extremely high concentrations of nicotine. These high concentrations could cause nicotine…

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Teen Hospitalizations Due to Vaping

Eight cases of teens hospitalized with seriously damaged lungs were reported by the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in July. While the possible causes of these illnesses are being investigated, a news release stated that all the patients reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to being hospitalized. The officials…

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A Possible Link Between Teen Mental Health and Vaping

Vaping by underage teens is now considered an epidemic by some health experts, and multiple studies are being used to find out how mental health plays into this growing trend. One of these studies has just published results showing that teens with mental health issues are more likely to use…

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Can Vaping Cause Seizures?

U.S. health officials are now investigating if seizures can be caused by nicotine-vaping devices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a review of 35 cases of seizures among those using e-cigarettes, mostly young people. While they are not certain vaping is responsible, nicotine poisoning is known to cause seizures,…

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Vaping Isn’t the “Healthier” Choice for Teens

You may have heard that vaping is a less harmful alternative to smoking, and it might seem more appealing than cigarettes. But while e-cigarettes can help adults who want to quit smoking, they can have the opposite effect on teens and young adults. Recent studies suggest that young people who…

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