A 16-year-old girl is currently being treated at Phoenix Children's Hospital after being found unresponsive due to a vaping-related illness.
As state health officials confirm a second Georgian has died of lung injuries tied to vaping, WellStar lung specialist Dr. Hiren Patel says he has treated 4 of the 14 e-cigarette users stricken with pneumonia-like symptoms. The first case he thought was in July.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has identified the state's second death from a vaping-associated illness.
Melania Trump said Monday that companies "must stop" marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they are addictive and dangerous.
Kroger said it would stop selling e-cigarettes as soon at its current inventory runs out at its more than 2,700 stores and 1,500 fuel centers.
The CDC is urging people to avoid vaping until more is known about the cause of lung injuries. But many vapers find quitting is challenging.
As the CDC reported Tuesday that the number of lung injury cases associated with vaping has increased to 1,080, a Mayo Clinic study published Wednesday said the injuries may be caused by toxic chemical fumes.
As health officials across the country grapple to find the cause behind some 805 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, doctors in Kansas — which has seen at least two vaping-related deaths — are seemingly dealing with something new: Kids eating vaping cartridges.
Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.