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Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 15 U.S. deaths; Virginia, New Jersey latest

(Reuters) – Virginia, New Jersey and Nebraska reported one death each from a mysterious lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes, state public health officials said, bringing the total number of fatalities to 15 across 13 U.S. states. (bit.ly/2oSM9l7) A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, U.S.,… Read More »

More deaths, investigations and turmoil at Juul: What happened in the vaping crisis this week

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne The furor over vaping reached a crescendo this week with two congressional hearings, hundreds of new cases of a mysterious lung disease, upheaval at e-cigarette maker Juul and canceled merger plans… Read More »

Man accused of 700k deaths due to typo

Gaëtan Dugas was everyone’s friend. Handsome, funny, full of life. Those who knew the Canadian said he was convinced one day he would become a star. And he did become famous. But for all the wrong reasons. In 1987, three years after his death, Dugas’ face was plastered across the US and beyond. He was… Read More »