Lung disease

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Mike Dougherty
October 02, 2019 - 8:44 am
New Jersey health officials say the state has had its first death tied to vaping, and some lawmakers there are calling for a ban. The idea isn't exactly popular among South Jersey residents, even those who don't vape.
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 8:57 am
Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13. Read more here.
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Employees at the marijuana retailer Bridge City Collective in Portland, Ore., can be seen setting up the store for the day behind a row of marijuana products for sale there.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:01 am
Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what's causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes.
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Lynne Adkins
June 13, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anna Payne has been on overdrive since she was young. She's a hard worker, loves to volunteer in a number of groups and causes, and has run for several political offices — all at the same time. She does it all because she has cystic fibrosis, a rare, deadly lung...
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Shara Dae Howard
August 27, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Immunization Week, and with flu season quickly approaching, it's not too early to consider getting your flu shot now. Albert Rizzo, senior medical adviser for the American Lung Association, said though viruses can be detected year-round, they are the...
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