The Pathology behind Vaping's devastating impact on lungs


Published on MedED:  15 January 2021
Type of article: Summary
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Vaping, the new “cool”way of smoking.  We see so many people around us everyday vaping rather than smoking a cigarette.  For one you can choose from many flavours so it must definitely taste better?
However, Pathologists have been at the forefront of efforts to understand why vaping causes severe lung illness in some individuals, and the nature of the injury that is caused by vaping. In this CAPcast interview, Dr. Timothy Allen, Chair of Pathology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, discusses what pathologists currently know about the impact of vaping on lungs.

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