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A healthy lung scan (left) versus one of the woman's damaged lungs (right).

A woman got the incurable condition ‘cobalt lung’ after vaping marijuana for just 6 months

She's the first known vaping-related case. Steroids can help with symptoms like chronic coughing, but lung scarring is permanent.
Vaping, activated charcoal drinks, chicken-pox parties, and meat-only diets are all bad ideas that were perpetuated this year.

The 9 most dangerous health myths debunked in 2019, from drinking bleach to vaping

Activated charcoal, vaginal steaming, and chicken pox parties were among most risky health myths of the year.
A screenshot shows 2015 advertising for Juul products displayed in a print magazine

A teen says she wouldn’t have tried Juul’s e-cigarettes had she known they contained nicotine, and is now considering a lawsuit

Bailey Legacki, now aged 18, told the New York Times she was taken in by Juul's advertising but did not realise there was nicotine in Juul's products.
President Donald Trump participates in a listening session on youth vaping and the electronic cigarette epidemic inside the Cabinet Room at the White House.

Trump defended keeping flavored-e-cigarettes legal in a recent White House meeting despite his previously proposed ban

In a tense debate at the White House, public health and e-cigarette industry representatives tried to persuade Trump as he mulls a ban on sales.
The nickname "popcorn lung" dates back to the 2000s.

A Canadian teen was hospitalized with a ‘popcorn lung’-like injury from vaping, and the damage may be irreversible

Unlike other vaping-related lung illnesses, this case is one of the first to suggest e-cigs can harm a user's airways.
Of the hundreds of hospitalizations due to vaping-related lung injuries, the Detroit-based teen is the first to need a double-lung transplant.

A 17-year-old vaped so much he needed a double-lung transplant, a last resort when all other treatments fail

The Michigan teen is the first person to have both lungs replaced due to a vaping-related injury. His parents are now warning others.

Trump reportedly shelved a ban on flavored e-cigarettes to avoid angering voters

President Donald Trump reportedly stalled policies to combat teenage vaping after learning they could hurt his election chances.

Apple bans all vaping apps from the App Store

Apple's decision follows a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that found 42 people died of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use.
Lily Allen vapes, and more than 1 in 5 US high schoolers say they've tried it, too.

42 people have died from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping. Here’s where they’re all from.

At least 42 people are dead across 24 US states plus Washington, DC after contracting vaping-related lung injuries. The youngest person was 17.
Women dressed as nuns have a cigarette break during the Walmer Castle pageant in Kent circa 1931.

The wild history of vaping, from a 1927 ‘electric vaporizer’ to today’s mysterious lung injury crisis

People have been coming up with vapor-infused ways to get high for near 100 years. In 2003, a Chinese pharmacist created the first modern e-cigarette.