Martin Chaumont

Physician, Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital

Expertise: Cardiology, Respiratory medicine

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publication   https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28723-0

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Washington Post article provides accurate and insightful report on recent spate of vaping-related illnesses

in Washington Post, by Lena H. Sun and Lindsey Bever

— 13 Sep 2019

"At the moment, it is not possible to know if these pulmonary diseases are related to propylene glycol, glycerol, nicotine, flavorings, or more likely, synthetic/natural drugs some..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

E-cigarettes are less dangerous than smoking, but they are not harmless; long-term health effects remain debated

CLAIM
"While e-cigarettes may have milder effects on the lungs, they are just as bad - if not worse - for the cardiovascular system"

SOURCE: Natalie Rahhal, Daily Mail

Published: 12 Mar 2019

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