FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes, How long COVID affects the gut

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tobacco-flavored Juul pods
In this Monday, June 17, 2019, file photo, a cashier displays a packet of tobacco-flavored Juul pods at a store in San Francisco. Samantha Maldonado/AP Photo

In the wake of the FDA’s ban last month on the sale of Juul e-cigarettes, we talk with a pulmonology doctor about the effects of vaping, especially in teenagers. Then we learn how long COVID can impact the gut from a Mayo Clinic researcher.

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  • How long COVID impacts the gut

    New research from Mayo Clinic suggests long COVID can impact the gut. Symptoms include disorders of gut brain interaction, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. The director of Mayo Clinic’s COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program talks about symptoms months and years after contracting the virus.

  • How vaping affects the body and mind

    The Food and Drug Administration last month banned Juul Labs from selling its vaping products in the U.S. market. We talk with a pulmonology doctor at UW Health about the effects of vaping and nicotine products on the teenage body.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn Guest
  • Dr. Vivek Balasubramaniam Guest

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