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With teen vaping at all time high, schools are turning to ‘vape detectors’ to snuff out secret smokers

Some of these devices can send alerts to school officials, telling them the precise location of smoker on campus.

Medical scans show the damage vaping could do to your body, including blisters and lung collapse

More than 450 cases of lung injuries, and six deaths, have been linked to vaping. Experts don't know why the devices appear to be so dangerous.
Some vape ingredients could be contributing to the injuries.

A viral tweet blames vaping for a teen’s collapsed lung, but experts say it’s not that simple

An 18-year-old went viral after sharing photos of his lung injury, warning against vaping. But doctors say it's impossible to prove Juul caused it.
Some users may be vaping things other than nicotine, like THC, complicating the investigation and leaving many unanswered questions.

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so...

The number of possible vape-related lung injuries has reached 450, and at least four people have died. Survivors are sharing their warnings.
Smoking marijuana releases carcinogens and tar that can potentially harm a person's health.

More than 450 potential cases of vaping-related lung illness have been reported across the U.S. Vaping marijuana is still typically safer than smoking...

It's unclear how many cases are due to marijuana versus nicotine. For pot, vaping seems safer than smoking, but it can still be dangerous.
"Don't vape. Don't use Juul," Juul CEO Kevin Burns said on "CBS This Morning."

Here’s the real reason that Juul’s CEO is warning people against using his e-cigs

Juul's CEO said: "Don't vape. Don't use Juul." Juul has walked a fine line between portraying its products as a trendy gadget and a healthcare tool.

No one knows why vapes are leading to lung injury and death, but a lung doctor says formaldehyde and a chemical used in weed killer may be partially t...

The pulmonologist is leading a study of millennials to track how their behaviors and environment affect lung health over time.
A nuclear blast from Operation Teapot in 1955 at the Nevada Test Site.

Yes, a physicist once lit his cigarette with a nuclear-bomb explosion. Here’s how it worked.

A popular Reddit thread about an "atomic cigarette lighter" seems true. In 1952, the physicist Ted Taylor used a nuclear blast to ignite his smoke.
YouTuber Bretman Rock at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

A beauty YouTuber is selling $21 lighters and rolling papers in honor of his birthday and its spurring an online debate

While some people praised Bretman Rock's products and said they couldn't wait to make a purchase, others seem to feel his items are "overpriced."
Smoking has a large impact on the body's biggest organ, your skin.

7 ways smoking can impact your skin, according to experts

How else does smoking affect your largest organ? INSIDER spoke to board-certified dermatologists to find out.