People who use vapor or THC products should seek medical attention if they experience coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain, fever, nausea or fatigue.
Gov. Inslee seeks to ban all flavored vapor products, require disclosure of ingredients in vapor products, increase regulatory oversight and limit bulk sales.
The woman was admitted to hospital in mid-September with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. She has since been released and is recovering.
Experts say vaping is better than smoking cigarettes, but whether it works to help people quit smoking continues to be debated.
We don’t know what is in vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all these problems appeared so quickly.
Washington health officials confirm two new cases of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping. Both are in Spokane County.
The patient was hospitalized in August for fever, cough and shortness of breath, treated in the intensive care unit, released and is now recovering.
Vaping may take your breath away, warn state health officials
100s of cases of severe lung illness have been reported among e-cigarette users. Many report having vaped products containing cannabinoids, such as THC and CBD.
Alarmed by dense smoke, shoppers were snapping up portable air purifiers and breathing masks in staggering numbers.
Children, older adults, pregnant women and people with heart and lung disease are especially sensitive to wildfire smoke.
So as winter approaches, rather than rushing out to your doctors at the first sign of a sniffle, try and ride it out.
Simple dust or surgical masks do not offer adequate protection. Health officials recommend “N95” respirators or “P100” masks.
The course of asthma varies from one child to the next. Symptoms may begin at any age, may persist or stop, and then may recur many years later.
Given asthma is about five times more common in Western societies, this suggests lifestyle plays a major role.