Exposing the Myths on Vaping E-Cigarettes

Exposing the Myths on Vaping E-Cigarettes - Medicine On Call
What are some of the consequences of vaping e-cigarettes? Today Dr. Mark Olfert joins Dr. George to discuss the dangers of vaping.Original air date: November 16, 2019

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BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: November 16, 2019


Does Vaping Actually Help People Quit Smoking?

Dr. Mark Olfert, an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at West Virginia joins me to answer the question about whether or not vaping is indeed safer than smoking cigarettes. 

About Dr. Mark Olfert

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Dr. Olfert is an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University; he is the Director of the Clinical & Translational Sciences Ph.D. Program in the Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center and serves on the executive committee at WVU Center for Inhalation Toxicology. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Physiology from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California in 2000. His post-doctoral training in pulmonary physiology was performed at the School of Medicine, Division of Physiology, University of California San Diego

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Dr. Elaina George is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology, received her Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.