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Quitting Aid Or Slippery Slope? Experts Divided Over Health Risks Of Vaping

https://10daily.com.au/news/australia/a190808doxmf/quitting-aid-or-slippery-slope-experts-divided-over-health-risks-of-vaping-20190811Quitting Aid Or Slippery Slope? Experts Divided Over Health Risks Of Vaping  This week, it was reported an 18-year-old student in the U.S. underwent emergency surgery for a collapsed lung he claims was caused by vaping, or using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Chance Ammirata, from Florida, said he began using a Juul — a popular, sleek vape containing nicotine — about 18 months ago after believing it was a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. After noticing pain in the left side of his body and struggling to sit down in a chair, he went to hospital where he was told his left lung had collapsed. “When they did the actual major surgery to re-inflate my lungs, the surgeon said, ‘whatever you’ve been smoking has been leaving these black dots on your lungs’,” he said.