Vaping 101: What Are These Things and What’s in Them?

Vaping 101: What Are These Things and What’s in Them?

October 29, 2019


With the CDC reporting 1,888 lung injury cases and 34 deaths (as of Oct. 29, 2019) associated with e-cigarette use or vaping products, there have been many questions about the products’ safety. To date, no one substance, chemical or device has been found to be present in all cases.

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Vaping and Health Risks: Information for Healthcare Providers

Vaping and Health Risks: Information for Healthcare Providers

October 29, 2019

Whether it is nicotine, flavoring, or marijuana, vaping is not safe. Vapor products are frequently championed as the safe alternative to combustible tobacco. When it comes to several cardiovascular and pulmonary health impacts associated with combustible tobacco use, vapor products are shown to have a less significant impact.

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Vaping-Associated Lung Injury: An Update

Vaping-Associated Lung Injury: An Update

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October 29, 2019

Since the first lung illness/injury cases were reported in Illinois and Wisconsin in April 2019, almost 1,900 cases of vaping-related injuries, now referred to as e-cigarette/vaping-associated lung injury (EVALI) have been documented in every state but Alaska (as of Oct. 29, 2019).

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Spotlight On Our Team - Anna Halloran

Spotlight On Our Team - Anna Halloran

July 18, 2019

In each issue of the Epigram, we are pleased to introduce you to a member of the Disease Prevention and Response team at SRHD. In this issue we feature our Epidemiologist, Anna Halloran. Anna works in our Communicable Disease Epidemiology program where she focuses on communicable disease investigation and intervention and provider and community education.

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