McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Truth About Vaping

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Vaping has risen in popularity over the years and has been marketed as a "healthy" smoking alternative. This video explores the health risks associated with vaping and whether or not vaping really is as healthy as vape companies would have you believe.

— Video by Davneet Poonia, Mohamed Rahal, Anand Rai and Nikkita Mistry

References

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  • Palazzolo, D. L. (2013). Electronic cigarettes and vaping: a new challenge in clinical medicine and public health. A literature review. Frontiers in Public Health, 1, 56.
  • Dawkins, L., Turner, J., Roberts, A., & Soar, K. (2013). ‘Vaping’ profiles and preferences: an online survey of electronic cigarette users. Addiction, 108(6), 1115-1125.