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E-cigarettes alter inflammatory state of brain, heart, lungs and colon

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that daily use of pod-based e-cigarettes alters the inflammatory state across multiple organ systems including the brain, heart, lungs and colon. Effects also vary depending on the e-cigarette flavor, and can influence how organs respond to infections, such as SARS-CoV-2.…

U.S. teen vaping rates drop by almost 2 mln

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The FINANCIAL — Almost 2 million fewer U.S. teenagers reported using e-cigarettes in 2020 compared to 2019, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Around 3.6 million young people in the US were current (in the past thirty days) e-cigarette users in 2020, down from 5.4 million in 2019. Just…