Q&A: When You’re Diagnosed With Both Asthma and COPD

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will take your breath away. But about 15% to 55% of adults with one of these lung diseases actually qualify for a dual diagnosis.
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Doctors Spot a New, Severe Lung Illness Tied to Vaping

THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2019 -- Canadian researchers report a new twist on the spate of deaths and lung damage from vaping in the United States.

A 17-year-old boy may well be the first case of a novel type of lung injury from vaping. The condition is similar to "popcorn lung," which is seen in workers exposed to the chemical flavoring diacetyl, an ingredient used to produce microwave popcorn, researchers said.

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