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A TikTok user said they got chlamydia in their lungs from a nicotine vape

A TikTok user said their lungs were infected with chlamydia after using a vape for a year. They were diagnosed with chlamydia pneumoniae. The video reignited talk of life-threatening vaping illnesses being investigated by the CDC and FDA. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A TikTok user’s lungs were infected […]
A TikTok user said they got chlamydia in their lungs from a nicotine vape
Lifestyle

Everything we know about smoking, vaping, marijuana, and coronavirus risk

Data on cigarette smoking and COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, suggests people with smoking habits of any kind could be at risk for severe illness. Vaping regularly could also make the lungs more vulnerable to infection, doctors told Insider. They recommend that people curb their smoking and vaping […]
Everything we know about smoking, vaping, marijuana, and coronavirus risk
Tech

People who vape show DNA changes similar to smokers and that are linked to cancer

A University of Southern California study has found that vapers exhibit similar chemical modifications to people who smoke cigarettes – modifications commonly found in nearly all types of human cancer. In an email sent to BI, the study’s lead researcher, Ahmad Besaratinia, said the study “demonstrates, for the first time, […]
People who vape show DNA changes similar to smokers and that are linked to cancer