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AHA: Vaping Tied To Blood Clots — In Mice

AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots — in Mice

July 19, 2018

A new study involving mice raises another concern about the danger of e-cigarettes in humans after experiments showed that short-term exposure to the device’s vapors appeared to increase the risk of clot formation. A higher risk of clots forming can…

New Study Shows Teen Vaping Increases Toxin Levels

New study shows teen vaping increases toxin levels

July 12, 2018

Many celebrities have credited e-cigarettes for helping them quit smoking, but Katherine Heigl might have brought the most attention to vaping with her appearance on “The Late Show With David Letterman” in 2010. She and Letterman smoked from her e-cig.…

The Medical Minute: Hazards Of Juuling Or Vaping

The Medical Minute: Hazards of Juuling or Vaping

July 3, 2018

HERSHEY, Pa. — Mango, mint, fruit medley — these flavors are delicious in a smoothie but dangerous when they introduce youth and young adults to nicotine. A 2009 federal law outlawed the use of flavorings other than menthol in cigarettes,…

Job Opening: HIPHI Coalitions Assistant For Hawai‘i County

Job Opening: HIPHI Coalitions Assistant for Hawai‘i County

June 19, 2018

We are seeking an experienced community-driven individual to assist in the coordination and implementation of public health projects and initiatives at the Hawai‘i Public Health Institute (HIPHI) for Hawai‘i County and will be physically located in West Hawai‘i County. This position…

The Flavoring Chemicals In E-Cigarettes May Harm Blood Vessels

The Flavoring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes May Harm Blood Vessels

June 14, 2018

The wide assortment of flavorings used to spice up your vaping experience could be damaging your cardiovascular system, suggests new research released Thursday. The study, published in the journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that several common e-cigarette…

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