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Vaping-related illness taking a toll in Massachusetts

As of October 16, 2019, there were 29 reported cases of vaping-related illness in Massachusetts and one reported death. But public health officials haven’t been able to pinpoint the cause of the illnesses. Across the U.S., at least…

Epidemic of vaping injuries sparks public health concerns

September 9, 2019 – Health officials in the U.S. are investigating an outbreak of lung injuries and deaths related to the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics at Harvard…

Microbial contaminants found in popular e-cigarettes

For immediate release: April 24, 2019 Boston, MA – Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study,…

Reliance on coal linked with lung cancer incidence

The more a country relies on coal-fired power plants to generate energy, the greater the lung cancer risk is among its citizens, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study was…