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E-cigarette use increases odds of developing asthma, COPD



E-cigarette use among adults was associated with increased odds of developing asthma and COPD, especially among older adults, women and Hispanic Americans, according to new data presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting.
“Studies have evaluated relationship between e-cigarette use and development of obstructive pulmonary diseases, but very few have categorized this relationship in terms of age, sex and race,” Emmanuella I. Onaku, MBBS, senior clinical data manager at Comprehensive Research Solutions, Bethesda, Maryland, said during the presentation.
Researchers pooled data from the

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