Author: Pramiti Singh

ATTN: E-cigarette and Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI)

CDC's Outbreak of Severe Lung Injury

Title Updated: October 25, 2019 Across the country, more than 1000 cases of severe vaping-associated lung disease and dozens of deaths have been reported.  The CDC has not yet identified the product or products responsible for this syndrome. We do know that the majority of people affected have been young and previously healthy. Vaping products […]

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing: A Bottom Line Success Story

As the 2006 Surgeon General’s report described, there is no safe level of secondhand smoke, especially indoors where people spend up to 90% of their time.  Secondhand smoke contains harmful chemicals and increases the risk of heart disease in exposed non-smokers by 20-30%.  In multi-unit housing, secondhand smoke can travel through hallways, ventilation systems, fixtures […]