Statewide Alert Issued About Vaping And Lung Disease
The Louisiana Department Of Health (LDH) has issued a grave warning concerning vaping and lung disease.
The LDH says that 13 cases of pulmonary illness linked to vaping has been reported in Louisiana.
They say that vaping e-cigarettes contain many harmful ingredients like nicotine, heavy metals, lead, and cancer-causing chemicals.
The LDH recommends that if you use e-cigarettes to monitor yourself or others for symptoms.
These symptoms include:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Weight loss
If you start to develop symptoms, seek medical attention immediately.
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