The dangers of vaping akin to those already understood

November 27, 2018

Source: The Scottsdale Independent
Author: Dr. Wissam Jaber
Published: November 27, 2018

The popularity of e-cigarettes is on the rise. But they aren't exactly the safe alternative the manufacturers are portraying.

"As we commemorate Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, it’s important to understand the prevalence of e-cigarette use and why action must be taken to reduce its growth. Between 2011 and 2015, the use of e-cigarettes among high school students jumped by an astonishing 900 percent," Wissam Jaber, MD, Director of Interventional Pulmonary Medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, Phoenix.