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Secondhand vaping linked with respiratory symptoms in young adults


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Thorax
Reuters Health - 17/01/2022 - Exposure to secondhand vape at home may be linked to a heightened risk for respiratory symptoms in young adults, a new study suggests.  An analysis of data from 2,090 young people who signed on for the study when they were in their late teens reveals that exposure to second hand vape was associated with a 40% increased risk of bronchitic symptoms and shortness of breath, according to the report published in Thorax.  "The take home message is that second-hand nicotine vape (SHNV) exposure should not be perceived as harmless," said coauthor Dr. Talat Islam of the University of Southern California. "The potential detrimental effect of...


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