Young, female e-cigarette users more likely to have asthma attack, use health services

Young females using e-cigarettes had greater odds for an asthma attack than young males not using e-cigarettes, according to results published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
Further, between these two sets of individuals, the females had higher rates of all-cause health services use, according to researchers.
“Smoking, whether it is regular cigarettes or e-cigarettes, is a modifiable behaviour (or risk factor) and it is associated with significant health risks,” Teresa To, PhD, MSc, BSc, senior scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children and professor at the Dalla Lana

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