Long before vaping became trendy, the best way to get a nicotine fix was (and often still is) by smoking cigarettes. While older generations might have feigned ignorance about the dangers or been straight-up misled
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer today issued a new policy statement that strongly discourages the use of electronic cigarettes by youth or by adults who are not currently smoking. The IASLC
More than 2,000 people in the United States have developed serious lung damage in a poisoning outbreak associated with the use of vaping devices this year. At least 39 people have died from the condition.
(HealthDay)—The incidence rates of lung cancer declined in most age and sex groups from 2007 to 2016, with the smallest decrease seen among women living in nonmetropolitan counties, according to research published in the Nov.
The presence of chemicals made as the body breaks down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates can predict whether Sept. 11, 2001 first responders exposed to toxic dust at the World Trade Center site subsequently develop lung
FDA investigates more than 120 cases of people having seizures after vaping Dr. Marc Siegel says vaping is a ‘public health epidemic.’ More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been
Rates of severe coal workers’ pneumoconiosis—also known as black lung disease—among coal miners have been on the rise recently despite regulations on exposure to dusts associated with mining. Researchers believe the higher rates of more
In a study published online in Nature on June 26, research teams led by Dr. Yang Weiwei at the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Dr. Li
Inhaling dangerous particulates is a hazard of coal mining, mold remediation, sandblasting … and dentistry. Fotinos Panagakos, associate dean of research at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, is collaborating with a team at
An immunotherapy treatment helped significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer, according to the results of a clinical trial cited by researchers on Saturday. Almost 25 percent of patients who received