More Studies Link Vaping to Asthma, COPD
TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Lung illnesses and deaths from vaping have been grabbing headlines for months, and now two new studies offer fresh evidence pointing to long-term respiratory concerns.
The studies link the use of electronic cigarettes to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
"These studies add to the body of evidence on the relationship between electronic cigarette use and lung conditions," said Dr. Albert Osei, a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He's lead author of a study published earlier this month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.Full Article