The general consensus with vaping is that it’s a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes … but can we know that for sure? The biggest issue with vaping and Juul is that doctors aren’t really sure what the long-term effects will be. Dr. Brendon Stiles, a thoracic surgeon at Weill Cornell Medical Center, said that studies on these effects need to be done now — especially since so many young people are taking up vaping.
“If we wait 10 to 15 years until we see the clinical effects on all these kids who have taken up vaping, it’s going to be too late,” Dr. Stiles said. “What effect do these compounds have on lung health? On lung inflammation on young people? On old people? On previous smokers?”Read More