New Concerns About Vaping

New Concerns About Vaping


THERE ARE NEW CONCERNS ABOUT VAPING. HEALTH OFFICIALS GIVING DOCTORS MORE GUIDANCE ON HOW TO SPOT LUNG INJURIES. CBS4’S HILARY LANE HAS THE DETAILS. Reporter: 21-YEAR-OLD CARRIE SAYS SHE STARTED VAPING TO STOP SMOKING CIGARETTES. I DIDN’T THINK IT COULD BE THAT BAD. AND, IT REALLY ALMOST KILLED ME. Reporter: SHE JUST SPENT TWO WEEKS IN A NEW JERSEY HOSPITAL FROM USING E-CIGARETTES. JUST GETTING UP TO GO TO THE BATHROOM, I CAN’T BREATHE. EVEN NOW, I’M STILL RECOVERING AND TALKING TOO MUCH. I GET OUT OF BREATH. I GET WINDED. Reporter: NEARLY 1300 CASES OF LUNG INJURY ASSOCIATED WITH E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING PRODUCTS HAVE NOW BEEN CONFIRMED IN NEARLY ALL STATES. 26 PEOPLE HAVE DIED. THE CDC RELEASED NEW GUIDANCE FROM DOCTORS EVALUATING AND CARING FOR PATIENTS. MORE THAN 90% OF PEOPLE HAVE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS LIKE COUGH, CHEST PAIN, SHORTNESS OF BREATH. BUT, MORE THAN THREE AND FOUR EXPERIENCE GASTRO INTESTINAL SYMPTOMS. Reporter: CLOSE FOLLOW-UP OF PATIENTS IS RECOMMENDED SINCE SOME WITH MILD SYMPTOMS WORSEN QUICKLY. OTHERS HAD TO BE READMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL. MOST PATIENTS WITH LUNG INJURIES FROM VAPING HAVE A HISTORY OF USING PRODUCTS CONTAINING THC. THE INGREDIENT IN MARIJUANA THAT PRODUCES A HIGH. THE FEDERAL HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY CAN’T RULE OUT A POSSIBILITY THAT PRODUCTS CONTAINING NICOTINE MAY ALSO PLAY A ROLE IN THE OUTBREAK. CDC RECOMMENDS THAT YOU DO NOT USE THC CONTAINING VAPING PRODUCTS AT THIS TIME. WE ALSO RECOMMEND THAT E- CIGARETTES SHOULD NOT BE USED BY YOUTH AND ADULTS OR PREGNANT WOMEN. Reporter: THE CDC IS ALSO URGING DOCTORS TO WORK WITH INJURED VAPING PATIENTS ON QUITTING FOR GOOD. HILARY LANE, CBS4 NEWS, NEW YORK.

5 thoughts on “New Concerns About Vaping

  • Kerri wanted to get high and got tainted THC cartridges which put her in the hospital and almost killed her. How do I know this? Because no where else in the world is there a "mysterious lung illness" linked to vaping. Yet there are millions in the world vaping nicotine. Only in the US is there an illegal THC market killing it's customers. This crisis: Made in the US of A.

  • Alcohol then cigarettes then LSD then marijuana then crack cocaine then meth can synthetic weed. Then Tide Pods now vaping. Humans or interesting creatures

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