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Health Workers Sound Alarm Over Vaping Deaths/Injuries

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The vaping industry caught a lot of people by surprise, it seems.  All of a sudden, a society that had reduced cigarette smoking noticed a lot of people inhaling vapors from electronic devices. 

Now vaping is very much in the news, with a series of mysterious respiratory deaths across the country, including in Oregon.  Oregon Health Authority is taking notice and issuing warnings about vaping practices.  Richard Leman and Luci Longoria at OHA are at the center of the investigation; they join us with an update.

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