Dr. Naomi Hamburg featured in new ABC News article regarding the risk of vaping

“While noting that e-cigarettes “increase the likelihood of successful smoking cessation compared with nicotine replacement therapy” they discouraged the use of e-cigarettes as a first approach “because of the lack of long term safety data and the risks of sustained use.”

Even in young people, e-cigarettes have been shown to “increase heart rate, blood pressure and affect the ability of the blood vessels to relax,” said Dr. Naomi Hamburg, Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at Boston University. Using an alternative option that has been proven to be safe is ideal.”

Read the full article here: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/doctors-increasingly-discourage-vaping-amid-mounting-health-concerns/story?id=101784059