From Hepatitis C and sarcoidosis to liver cancer, diseases affecting the liver impair its ability to maintain essential complex functions, including carbohydrate metabolism, detoxification, and many others. Despite a decrease in alcohol and hepatitis-related disorders, researchers have found a growing prevalence of liver disease directly tied to the obesity and diabetes epidemics in the United States.
As of October 8, 2019 there have been 1,129 reported cases of lung illness and 26 deaths directly tied to e-cigarette use in the United States across 41 states and one territory. The alarming number continues to rise, with the number of severe pulmonary disease cases tripling in the past month alone. Read more