e-cigarette

Exemption in vape rules allows continued sale of flavors

When the federal Food and Drug Administration announced it was stepping up enforcement of its rules against flavored vape products last month, the...
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Wed, 02/12/2020 - 1:02pm
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Lung Association flunks New York on tobacco prevention

The American Lung Association has given New York state a failing grade for its funding of tobacco prevention and control programs. The association said...
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Thu, 01/30/2020 - 5:03am
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Ontario County woman dies from vaping lung injuries

An Ontario County woman has died in Monroe County from injuries related to vaping. The state health department said the woman was in her 50s, but other...
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:55am
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Get vaping injury patients to follow-up care quickly, CDC urges doctors

New guidance this week from the federal Centers for Disease Control urges doctors to quickly connect patients hospitalized for vaping-related lung...
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Wed, 01/08/2020 - 12:59pm
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Researchers at URMC applaud federal vape ban, hope for further restrictions

As the federal Food and Drug Administration announced an impending ban on certain types of e-cigarettes, researchers at the University of Rochester...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 1:16pm
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Vaping injury explanation comes closer with local research

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center published new guidance Friday for doctors looking to diagnose lung injuries caused by vaping....
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Fri, 11/08/2019 - 1:16pm
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As vaping lung injuries rise, state faces obstacles in data gathering

Many of the growing number of lung injuries caused by vaping in New York state are being treated in Rochester. In the state health department’s regional...
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 3:54pm
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As e-cigarette use rises in teens, one school district tries a new approach

If Monroe County school districts suspended everyone who vaped, 45% of seniors would have to be kept out of class at some point, according to data on e...
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Mon, 10/07/2019 - 6:04am
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Court blocks enforcement of NY’s flavored e-cigarette ban

A New York state appellate court on Thursday granted a temporary restraining order to block enforcement of a planned ban on flavored e-cigarette...
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Thu, 10/03/2019 - 2:26pm
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New York’s e-cigarette ban throws URMC research into question

Irfan Rahman’s laboratory sits at the end of a long hallway on the third floor of the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. Inside...
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 12:04pm
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