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Electronic cigarettes have long been branded as a safer alternative to their conventional counterpart. Yet recently a number of severe respiratory illnesses and even deaths have been linked to vaping.

Concordia master’s student Tasfia Tasbih is investigating the risks of e-cigarettes through her work at the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (MBMC) and Concordia’s Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. She is particularly interested in raising awareness of the risks associated with their use and studying the differences in physiological responses and disease prevalence between men and women who vape.

Source: Concordia University News – See full article