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Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana
October 15, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed two additional deaths due to lung related injuries related to vaping.  Indiana now has...

FDA, CDC warn of vaping risks after third confirmed death

FDA, CDC warn of vaping risks after third confirmed death
September 16, 2019

When Taylor Benge first came to USI he had never smoked a cigarette in his life.  However, as Benge’s freshmen year carried on, he slowly picked up on the risky habit. The environmental science major...

Vaping is lame

Vaping is lame
April 12, 2018

As I walk out of work on a cloudy 30-degree afternoon I walk past a pair of smokers leaning against a wall in my path. I think to myself “God, a cigarette sounds nice.” I have never been a...

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