Using e-cigarettes or vaping is bad for your health, period

Millions of people worldwide are now using e-cigarettes or vaping, which are marketed as an alternative way to quit or reduce smoking tobacco—the leading cause of lung cancer, tuberculosis, and other chronic respiratory illnesses and even death. E-cigarettes are also called e-cigs, e-hookahs, electronic nicotine delivery systems, vape pens, vapes and tanks systems. These are battery-powered devices containing liquid nicotine, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other chemicals and flavorings that are converted into aerosol, which users inhale into their lungs. Take note that e-cigarettes contain nicotine, the highly addictive chemical found in…

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ALERT: One Dead, 121 Sickened from E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

E.coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the growing region of Yuma, Arizona became worse. One person died in California and more people became ill in other states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On Wednesday, the CDC said it received reports of 23 additional cases of E. coli infection from ten states. As of May 1, the total number of people sickened from the outbreak is 121 in 25 states. They were infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7. According…

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