Study Suggests Vaping May Be Associated With Increased Risk Of Coronavirus For Teens, Young AdultsThat’s no surprise to Dr. Devika Rao, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Health and an assistant professor at UT Southwestern.
Texas Parents Warned Not To Be Naive About Teen Vaping EpidemicThe Texas PTA hosted a vaping panel discussion in Austin and streamed it live to dozens of local PTA watch parties across the state.
Random Drug Tests Required For Decatur Students Interested In Extracurricular ActivitiesPlaying a sport, playing in the band, even a permit to park a car, will require middle and high school students in Decatur to agree to random drug testing.
Fort Worth City Council And School Board Approve Anti-Vaping Resolutions“We’re the first city and the ISD in the United States of America to do so, so we are setting the example tonight,” said FWISD school board member Tobi Jackson.
Fort Worth ISD To Consider Landmark Anti-Vaping ResolutionsThe Fort Worth ISD Board of Education and City Council will each consider resolutions at their meetings advocating for community dialogue on the health risks of vaping.
Youngest Person To Die From Vaping-Related Lung Injury, 15, Was From North TexasNew numbers out this week show 236 lung injury cases in Texas. More than half of those, 127, are from North Texas.
Woman Between 30-35 Becomes Texas' 3rd Vaping-Related DeathOn New Year's Eve the national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses touched North Texas when a teen died in Dallas, now another death is being reported farther south.
FDA Banning Flavored E-Cigarette Pods In Effort To Stop Product From Enticing TeensIn an effort to keep teens and young adults from getting hurt, the FDA is banning flavored pods, but not the tobacco and menthol flavors or refillable e-liquids.
Dallas County Reports First Vaping-Related DeathThe patient was a teenager with a chronic underlying medical condition.
Texas Lawmakers Discuss What, If Anything, Should Be Done Legislatively About Youth VapingFort Worth State Senator Beverly Powell said, right now not enough is being done when it comes to prevention education.
Growing Concern Over 'Popcorn Lung' Linked To VapingIt all stems from a new case in Canada. Doctors say it shows vaping-related illnesses can take different forms.
Cancer Society Also Addressing Vaping During The Great American SmokeoutToday is the Great American Smokeout when the American Cancer Society urges smokers and vapers to take advantage of resources to help them quit.
FDA Nominee Ducks Questions On Trump E-Cigarette Flavor BanPresident Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration sidestepped questions Wednesday on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most flavored electronic cigarettes.
Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD Meets With Parents Over Vaping DangersNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal 2,172 lung injury cases linked to e-cigarette or vape products.
New CDC Numbers Show More Than 2,000 People Diagnosed With Vaping IllnessesNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses.