Children’s Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject. Recently, Children’s noticed a cluster of cases of severe lung damage that doctors believe are linked to vaping.
From August 12th-21st, Children’s has been mentioned or quoted in more than 2,000 media stories with a total reach of more than 3 billion impressions.
Nearly all major media outlets across the country have featured Children’s, including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CBS News and NBC Nightly News. Dr. Emily Chapman, chief medical officer, and Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist, have conducted interviews across these channels, including a live studio interview with Dr. Chapman on CNN.
Read and watch some of our top stories:
- New York Times: Dozens of Young People Hospitalized for Breathing and Lung Problems After Vaping
- Washington Post: Mystery lung illness linked to vaping. Health officials investigating nearly 100 possible cases
- CNN: Minnesota is the latest state to report patients with severe lung disease after vaping
- CBS National News: Teen blames vaping after his lung collapses
- Good Morning America: New details from doctors treating vaping victims
- NBC National Nightly News:Officials investigating after young adults hospitalized with lung damage from vaping
- Associated Press: Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US
- MPR: 5 things to keep in mind when talking to your kids about e-cigs
- Star Tribune: Teen lung diseases linked to vaping, Minnesota Health Department reports
- KARE 11: Children’s Minnesota confirms 4 severe lung injury cases linked to vaping
- WCCO: MDH: Children’s Minnesota Confirms 4 Cases Of Severe Lung Injury Among Teens Who Reported Vaping
- KSTP: MDH warns of severe lung disease possibly related to vaping