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No single e-cigarette brand linked to vaping-related lung injuries, CDC says

No single e-cigarette brand linked to vaping-related lung injuries, CDC says

No single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Nationally, Dank Vapes were the most commonly reported THC-containing product by hospitalized EVALI patients, but a wide variety of products were…MORE

6 ‘probable’ vaping-related lung injury cases linked to Massachusetts dispensaries

6 ‘probable’ vaping-related lung injury cases linked to Massachusetts dispensaries

A state investigation into vaping-related lung injury cases in Massachusetts has found that vape products used in six probable cases were purchased legally from dispensaries. All of the products contained THC or tetrahydrocannabinol, the primary psychoactive component of cannabis. None of the confirmed cases in the investigation involved products purchased from dispensaries. Details from this…MORE

‘Miracle’ woman survives six-hour cardiac arrest

‘Miracle’ woman survives six-hour cardiac arrest

A British woman has made a full recovery after suffering a six-hour cardiac arrest caused by severe hypothermia — a condition that doctors say also saved her life. Thirty four-year-old Audrey Schoeman was caught in a snowstorm while hiking in the Pyrenees mountain range in Spain on November 3, and her husband Rohan called the…MORE

‘Anti-vaxxer’ charged as Samoan government battles deadly measles outbreak

‘Anti-vaxxer’ charged as Samoan government battles deadly measles outbreak

An alleged anti-vaxxer has been charged with “incitement against the government vaccination order,” the Samoan government said Thursday. The government of the Pacific Island nation has shut down in a desperate attempt to fight a deadly measles outbreak that has already claimed 62 lives. Amid the outbreak, the government is also fighting the spread of…MORE

Samoa measles outbreak: Government shuts down so everyone can get vaccinated

Samoa measles outbreak: Government shuts down so everyone can get vaccinated

Red flags have been erected across Samoa to mark unvaccinated households as the government shuts down Thursday to deploy all resources to reining in a deadly measles outbreak. More than 4,200 cases of measles have been reported across the Pacific island nation in recent weeks, including 62 deaths — with 2 fatalities in the last…MORE

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