Thinking of Vaping? Think Again! Surgeon Warns of Vaping Health Dangers
OAKLAND, Calif. — Alta Bates Summit Medical Center director of Cardiovascular Services, Junaid Khan, M.D., is featured in Business Insider, ABC7 and KTVU Fox 2 stories about the terrible health risks physicians are seeing in patients, especially young people and older people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, who vape. Alta Bates Summit is part of the not-for-profit Sutter Health integrated network of care.
Dr. Khan cites the alarming increase in the pace at which vaping-related illnesses and deaths are now being reported as he warns that vaping has become a public health crisis. He emphasizes that vaping can cause permanent, lifelong lung damage and that vaping is equally bad, if not worse, than smoking.