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Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

by Reuters
A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City in this file photo taken December 18, 2013. Photo - Reuters
Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular
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