Tag Archives: Lung

Do Lung Cancer Guidelines Undercount Black Americans?

Despite findings that Black Americans are more likely to die of lung cancer than white Americans, current screening guidelines fail to properly count this population, according to new findings published in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Black people have different patterns of smoking and lung cancer. They… Read More »

Vaper beware: THC cartridge buyers do extra research amid lung illness outbreak

Seasoned vapers like to know exactly what is in the cartridges they buy, especially if they vape THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. With at least 805 cases of probable or confirmed vaping-related lung injuries and 12 deaths under investigation, cartridge users know that doing their research now can be a matter of life… 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 »