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Many of the coronavirus’ most mysterious and dangerous symptoms have one thing in common: blood clots. This isn’t solely a respiratory infection.

Scientists and doctors are increasingly reporting coronavirus symptoms related to blood clots. Blood-vessel-related complications have manifested in coronavirus patients’ legs, lungs, hearts, brains, and skin. Doctors still aren’t sure how or why the virus triggers excessive clotting, but they’re looking to treat these symptoms with blood-thinners and clot-busting drugs. Visit […]
Many of the coronavirus’ most mysterious and dangerous symptoms have one thing in common: blood clots. This isn’t solely a respiratory infection.
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Vaping may feed lung disease-causing bacteria just like smoking

A new study, published today in the journal Respiratory Research, suggests vaping is just as bad for a person’s lung health as traditional smoking when it comes to its affect on lung bacteria. The study’s researchers exposed four different strains of lung disease-causing bacteria to cigarette smoke from Marlboro Red […]
Vaping may feed lung disease-causing bacteria just like smoking
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Vaping for only a month can cause lung inflammation, even if you’re healthy and have never smoked before

As vaping-related lung illnesses continue to mount, health officials are looking into which ingredients could be causing these potentially life-threatening health problems. A new study looked at how vapes that contained the common vape juice additives propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin affected the lungs of healthy non-smokers. Although one month […]
Vaping for only a month can cause lung inflammation, even if you’re healthy and have never smoked before
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No one knows why vapes are leading to lung injury and death, but a lung doctor says formaldehyde and a chemical used in weed killer may be partially to blame

As of September 24, 805 possible vape-related respiratory illness cases have been reported from 46 states, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. Twelve have resulted in death. Officials in Illinois reported the first death from a vaping-related lung injury […]
No one knows why vapes are leading to lung injury and death, but a lung doctor says formaldehyde and a chemical used in weed killer may be partially to blame
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What air pollution does to your body and brain

We have no choice but to breathe the air around us. But the machines we use and policies that governments enact transform that air. Cars fill the air with the exhaust they pipe out, factories and power plants belch residue into the sky, and city apartment buildings pump out chemicals […]
What air pollution does to your body and brain