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Doctors Suspect Vaping Is Linked To Dozens Of Lung Illnesses In Teens Who Had To Be Hospitalized

09:50 EDT 15 Aug 2019 | Kaiser Health News

Some patients appear to have suffered severe lung damage that required weeks of treatment in intensive care units, and all reported vaping in the weeks leading up to the illnesses. “We have no leads pointing to a specific substance other than those that are associated with smoking or vaping,'' said Dr. David D. Gummin, medical director of the Wisconsin Poison Center. News on e-cigarettes looks at conversations to have with children and companies' battling Food and Drug Administration review deadlines, as well.

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