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A 15-year-old Texas teen who died from vaping is the youngest victim so far in an outbreak of vaping-related deaths in the United States.

15-Year-Old Texas Teen Youngest in U.S. to Die From Vaping

Officials say teen had 'chronic underlying medical condition,' but condition has not been identified
The Santa Ana Wind-driven fire in San Diego County in 2017 correlated with an increase in pediatric respiratory visits across all pediatric age groups

Pediatric Respiratory Visits Increased During Lilac Fire

Excess respiratory visits seen in all pediatric age groups in association with Santa Ana Wind-driven fire

December 2019 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for December 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Vitamin E acetate was identified in almost all patients with electronic cigarette

Vitamin E Acetate ID’d in Lungs of Most Vaping Illness Patients

And, special report notes decrease in ED visits with EVALI-related diagnostic codes since September 2019
The prevalence of rehospitalization and death after electronic cigarette

Report Estimates Readmission, Death After Vaping Illness Discharge

Based on these findings, second report presents guidelines updating postdischarge management
New warnings about the risk for dangerous breathing difficulties when gabapentinoids are used with opioids or by certain patients must now appear on product labels

Gabapentinoids, Opioids Combo Carries Risk for Breathing Problems

Serious breathing problems can occur in patients who use gabapentinoids with opioids or other CNS depressants
Current use of electronic cigarettes is an independent risk factor for respiratory disease

E-Cigarette Use Independent Risk Factor for Chronic Lung Disease

Odds of developing respiratory disease higher for dual users of e-cigarettes, combustible tobacco
The incidence and prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease is increasing in the United States

Incidence of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease Rising

Incidence and prevalence of NTM lung disease increasing across U.S., especially for women, older adults
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CDC: All 50 States Now Reporting Cases of Severe Vaping-Linked Lung Injury

As of Dec. 4, agency said it plans to only report cases that required hospitalization
Deep learning models can be used for interpretation of chest radiographs

Deep Learning Models Can Help Interpret Chest Radiographs

Models developed to detect pneumothorax, opacity, nodule or mass, fracture on frontal chest radiographs