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A new study from Yale School of Public Health should serve as a warning to e-cigarette opponents and public health officials pushing e-cigarette flavor bans and restrictions around the country. The Yale research revealed that higher levels of e-cigarette and marijuana use did not result in higher rates of e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injuries (EVALI). EVALI made headlines during 2019 and was responsible for at least 2,800 hospitalizations and 68 deaths.
- September 23, 2020Source: Healthline
The stricter you are when it comes to social distancing, the less likely you are to contract SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 — and vice versa, according to new research.
- September 18, 2020
A group of volunteers from Yale School of Medicine and educators across the state have come together in a collaboration to create COV-Ed, an online resource tool for educators and students to learn about the challenges of the pandemic.
- September 11, 2020Source: NJ.com
As New Jersey vape shop owners decried lawmakers' efforts to ban the sale of flavored e-liquid last year, they often repeated the same claim: Our products aren’t the cause of the mysterious lung illness sweeping the country.
- August 31, 2020Source: Vaping Post
A recent study from the Yale School of Public Health, has indicated that contrary to what is generally assumed, US States with higher rates of vaping and marijuana use, did not have a higher frequency of EVALI cases.
- August 27, 2020
Banning Flavored JUUL Pods Is Actually Dangerous: Study Shows How Lawmakers Bungled Vape-Lung Crisis ResponseSource: Forbes
A little over a year has passed since mostly young people began appearing in U.S. hospitals, complaining of a serious and mysterious lung ailment.
- August 25, 2020
Rates of E-cigarette and Marijuana Use Not Associated With Larger Outbreaks of Vaping-Related Lung Injuries, YSPH Study Finds
Higher rates of e-cigarette and marijuana use in U.S. states did not result in more e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injuries (known as EVALI), a new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- June 18, 2020
Grace Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry has received an R01 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP).
- May 08, 2020
Live weekly from the Yale School of Public Health. James Hamblin, MD, MPH, Lecturer in Health Policy and Management, is joined by Marney White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Jacob Tebes, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology.
- April 24, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Stay-at-home orders amid the pandemic could offer an opportunity for teens to seek help for nicotine addiction.