Nicotine

Fargo Cass Public Health Encourages People To Stop Smoking For “It’s Quitting Time” Week

Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health says nearly 20% of all adults in North Dakota smoke. That leads to more than $300 million in health care costs and killing nearly 1,000 people a year. Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause. “Pay attention when you are having each of those cigarettes. Is it a…

Four Cases of Lung Injury Related To Youth Vaping In Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois

MINNEAPOLIS — Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of lung injury in the Minneapolis area potentially related to vaping. The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois. The Health Department is asking health care providers and parents to be on the lookout for vaping as a cause of…

Health Experts Warn Against Rising Juul Use Among Teens

One pod of Juul juice is the equivalent of one entire pack of cigarettes

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIn just over a year, Juul has risen to the top of the electronic cigarette market due to its slimmer size and multiple flavors. “Well one thing with Juul is that they’re really small and discreet. You can fit it in the palm of your hand and it looks almost like a USB drive and kids could just…