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Daily vaping boosts heart attack risk

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=c77bfe4b-e7bb-4daf-b628-7d6a8f3ff356#.W5u7Wlw-dBw Vaping an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, isn’t a safe way to dodge the dangers smoking traditional cigarettes pose to your heart. Furthermore, if you start vaping and keep smoking regular cigarettes, you could end up multiplying the toll tobacco takes on your heart, according to the results of a new study. For the […]

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Event: Vaping and Juuling in Adolescents and Adults

Join Dr. Foulds on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 for a lecture on “Vaping and Juuling in Adolescents and Adults”. The lecture will be held at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Lecture Room A from 6-8PM. Light refreshments will be served. The event will be streamed via Zoom https://psu.zoom.us/j/785697571 Directions: Event will be held at Penn […]

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Most PA students tobacco-free, but vaping and cigarette use still a concern

Original source: https://news.psu.edu/story/507137/2018/02/26/research/most-pa-students-tobacco-free-vaping-and-cigarette-use-still?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=508009_HTML&utm_content=03-01-2018-09-08&utm_campaign=hershey%2520newswire Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to students across the state in the 2014–15 school year, asked about which tobacco and nicotine […]

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Teen develops ‘wet lung’ after vaping for just 3 weeks

Original source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/17/health/case-study-teen-vaping-wet-lung/index.html An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes, perhaps another of the innumerable bistro workers hoping to calm frayed nerves with a smoke — or in this case, a vape. This hostess, though, paid an unusual price for her e-cig use, according to a case study published […]

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Potentially dangerous molecules detected in e-cigarette aerosols

Original source: https://pennstatehealthnews.org/2015/12/potentially-dangerous-molecules-detected-in-e-cigarette-aerosols/ Electronic cigarettes produce highly-reactive free radicals – molecules associated with cell damage and cancer – and may pose a health risk to users, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. he use of e-cigarettes is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20 percent of […]

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Full health effects of ‘vaping’ still unknown

Original source: https://pennstatehealthnews.org/2014/12/the-medical-minute-full-health-effects-of-vaping-still-unknown/ Cigarettes have been convicted of many crimes over the years. But the jury’s still out on whether their younger, more fashionable cousins – electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes – will meet the same fate. Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, says it’s too early to know […]

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Hazards of juuling or vaping

Original source: https://news.psu.edu/story/527326/2018/07/03/impact/medical-minute-hazards-juuling-or-vaping?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=527501_HTML&utm_content=07-05-2018-21-30&utm_campaign=Penn%20State%20Today Mango, mint, fruit medley — these flavors are delicious in a smoothie but dangerous when they introduce youth and young adults to nicotine. A 2009 federal law outlawed the use of flavorings other than menthol in cigarettes, but electronic cigarettes — or e-cigarettes — are unregulated and exploit the flavors to attract young […]

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Talk to your kids about smoking

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=3da49e7d-3137-46ca-9ffb-b72cbedd496e#.W5qFc5NKhYg Cigarette smoking is the most preventable cause of disease and early death in the U.S. Even so, many teens take up the habit each day. Your influence can help keep your children smoke-free. You may be wary of talking to your children too much about smoking. After all, kids seem to like trying […]

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