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Demographic, Clinical, and Behavioral Factors Associated With Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Use in a Large Cohort in the United States

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Shauna Goldberg Scott, MPH,1Heather S. Feigelson, PhD, MPH,1John David Powers, MS,1Morgan N. Clennin, PhD, MPH,1Jason A. Lyons, MA,1Mark T. Gray, BS,1Anil Vachani, MD, MS,2 and Andrea N. Burnett-Hartman, PhD, MPH1,3 Abstract Introduction Our primary purpose is to understand comorbidities and health outcomes associated with electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use. Methods Study participants were Kaiser Permanente (KP) […]

Current evidence identifies health risks of e-cigarette use; long-term research needed

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New American Heart Association scientific statement outlines current science on health effects of e-cigarette use, calls for more research on long-term impact. Statement Highlights: Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5 a.m. ET Monday, July 17, 2023 DALLAS, July 17, 2023 — Research increasingly reveals health risks of e-cigarette use, and more studies are needed about the […]

Presentation of vaping-related lung injury has changed since initial epidemic

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HONOLULU — Recently diagnosed patients with e-cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury, or EVALI, were younger and less critically ill than those from earlier in the epidemic, according to research presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting. “EVALI is still a thing,” Denitza P. Blagev, MD, associate professor in the department of medicine at The University of Utah and chief medical […]

E-cigarette and Vaping-Induced Lung Injury (EVALI) Long Taken for Miliary Tuberculosis: A Rare Cause of Interstitial Lung Disease

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Cite this article as: Rachid C, Fikri O, Amro L (October 30, 2023) E-cigarette and Vaping-Induced Lung Injury (EVALI) Long Taken for Miliary Tuberculosis: A Rare Cause of Interstitial Lung Disease. Cureus 15(10): e47948. doi:10.7759/cureus.47948 Abstract Electronic cigarettes, a recent and burgeoning product, are gaining traction among the general population. However, despite their growing popularity, there […]

Forgotten but Not Gone: EVALI Epidemic Continues 

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Rashelle Bernal vaped and ended up in an induced coma for a week. She was one of almost 3000 people who were hospitalized during 2019 and early 2020 with severe lung damage from vaping and became part of what is now known as the epidemic of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI). For many, the EVALI epidemic […]