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Blend Extra: Straight Talk About the Vaping Crisis

Cutting Through the Smoke with a Lung Pathologist
Posted at 3:43 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 16:43:03-05

Vaping among America’s youth is skyrocketing. A recent study found that more than 4 million high school students and another million middle schoolers nationwide, are using e-cigarettes—or ‘vapes’—in 2019. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as of 2018, using e-cigarettes increased 78% among high-school students and 48% among middle-schoolers and there are no signs of stopping. Lung pathologist Dr. Timothy Craig Allen joins us to discuss the vaping crisis and offer advice to parents.