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Melania Trump listens as teens share experiences with vaping

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump said Wednesday she’s glad some stores are pulling electronic cigarettes off the shelves amid an explosion in vaping among young people, calling it a necessary step to protect the next generation. “We need to be proactive before it gets out of control,” she said at a White House “listening session” […]

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital

DETROIT (AP) — Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. No other details of the transplant were released Monday by Henry Ford Health System, which has scheduled a news conference Tuesday. The patient has asked his medical team […]

Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s governor ordered a temporary ban Friday on the sale of flavored vaping products amid an outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 people nationwide — and killed two in Oregon. Several other states, including Washington, New York, Michigan and Rhode Island, have also imposed temporary bans. The illnesses first appeared […]

It could be the first death linked to vaping

An urgent warning from health officials about the dangers of e-cigarettes, after an Illinois patient seemingly became the first person to die from a severe respiratory illness linked to vaping.

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