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During this program our Presenter discusses the anatomy of e-cigarettes/vapes and their evolution over time, epidemic of vaping among youth and epidemic of vaping induced lung injury. In the USA, vaping usage makes up only 1% of the total population. However the CDC reported as of February 18, 2020, a total of 2,807 hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases or deaths have been reported to them from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories (Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands). Making this a rapidly growing concern among adolescents whose usage outpaces adults.
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This CE activity available for streaming on April 16th, 2020
This CE activity is valid until April 16th, 2023