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Chronic kidney disease increases risk of numerous illnesses and death for people with HIV

A large proportion of HIV-positive people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease go on to develop a serious illness or die within a few years, according to results from a large international study published in AIDS. Individuals were followed for an average of three years after diagnosis with chronic kidney disease and during this time approximately… Read More »

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms

A customer holds a bottle of flavored vape juice while exhaling vapor from an electronic cigarette at the NXNW Vapor store in Sacramento, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images At least three people have died from a mysterious lung illness doctors believe may be caused by vaping — a rising public health… Read More »

First death reported from vaping-related lung illness, officials say

Two young women vape outside the shop they work at, Cloud99 Vapes, in Manhattan borough, New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters One person has died after being hospitalized with a severe lung illness after using an e-cigarette, the first death doctors have linked to vaping, Illinois officials said Friday. The death comes as federal and… Read More »