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Missouri man dies from vaping-related illness, bringing US death toll to eight

A man vaping an e-cigarette on September 06, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Ricardo Rubio/Europa Press via Getty Images) Ricardo Rubio | Europa Press | Getty Images Another person has died from a vaping-related lung disease, Missouri health officials said Thursday, bringing the death toll to eight as U.S. health officials scramble to figure… Read More »

Vaping death count doubles

Cases of severe lung illnesses related to vaping are surging in the US, as another death is blamed on the controversial practice. Officials in Indiana said an adult resident had died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, as the number of suspected cases across 33 states rose to 450. The death marks the… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »