CDC says vaping death toll has climbed to 47

The number of vaping-related lung injuries in the US has risen to 2,290 this week, with 47 deaths recorded, federal officials announced. That figure, recorded on Wednesday, is up by 118 injuries from last week, when 2,172 cases were reported, according to the CDC. Those injuries have been reported in 49 states,...
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STATE INVESTIGATES VAPING’S CONNECTION TO LUNG DISEASE

Reports of severe disease in 15 young e-cigarette users in New Jersey, more than 200 nationwide, lead to alarm among healthcare officials Credit: Krystian Graba/Pixabay State and local officials in New Jersey are grappling with reports of severe lung disease in 15 relatively young patients with a history of e-cigarette...
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Vaping Illnesses: protect yourself by avoiding THC filled vapes

Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remains deeply concerned about these incidents and is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as...
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Teen Vaping: on the road to addiction

This is a program designed for both kids and parents.  To book a program, please contact Jean. jciullo@njprevent.com 908-782-3909
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CDC says vaping death toll has climbed to 47

The number of vaping-related lung injuries in the US has risen to 2,290 this week, with 47 deaths recorded, federal officials...
Read More

STATE INVESTIGATES VAPING’S CONNECTION TO LUNG DISEASE

Reports of severe disease in 15 young e-cigarette users in New Jersey, more than 200 nationwide, lead to alarm among...
Read More

Vaping Illnesses: protect yourself by avoiding THC filled vapes

Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of...
Read More

Teen Vaping: on the road to addiction

This is a program designed for both kids and parents.  To book a program, please contact Jean. jciullo@njprevent.com 908-782-3909
Read More

Prescription opioid use among seniors

Nationwide and locally, marked attention is given to the “opiate challenge,” which is a serious public health problem, an epidemic....
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Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams hold a press conference on a Surgeon General Advisory – marijuana

“There is a false perception that marijuana is not as harmful as other drugs. I want to be very clear...
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Managing pain differently: A look at alternative therapies

As the opioid epidemic rages on, medical educators and researchers are increasingly exploring nonpharmacological treatments for pain. Read more here!
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Strategies to manage surgical pain

Because addiction to pain pills often starts with an operation, surgeons are shifting to non-opioid approaches for pain control. Many...
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Patient-Centered Care Key for Pain Management in Opioid Crisis

The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force calls for patient-centered and comprehensive approaches to pain management. An individualized, patient-centered...
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