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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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Kids as young as 11 are vaping. A paediatrician says the habit could permanently stunt their brain development.

Vaping-related illnesses are sweeping the nation, and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention anticipates the total number of cases to increase “considerably” in the coming months. The majority of publicly known cases involve middle-aged people, high-schoolers, and college-aged students, but younger adolescents are also using vapes. Vaping nicotine could […]
Kids as young as 11 are vaping. A paediatrician says the habit could permanently stunt their brain development.
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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