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Tobacco ads target bisexual women, blacks, Hispanics

Certain minority groups, including bisexual women and people of color, are more likely to be exposed to vaping and tobacco ads than their heterosexual white peers, according to a study co-authored by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School…

E-cigarettes linked with lung disease in adults

Vaping e-cigarettes is a risk factor for lung disease in adults, whether or not the user also smoked traditional cigarettes, according to a new study. According to a December 17, 2019 article in Popular Science, researchers from the…

Probing public health issues in Massachusetts

Massachusetts may rank as one of the healthiest states in the U.S., but it lags behind countries that are similarly wealthy and industrialized. In a podcast for CommonWealth Magazine, Monica Bharel, MPH ’12, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of…

Vaping-related illness taking a toll in Massachusetts

As of October 16, 2019, there were 29 reported cases of vaping-related illness in Massachusetts and one reported death. But public health officials haven’t been able to pinpoint the cause of the illnesses. Across the U.S., at least…

Exploring why vaping-linked lung illness is a ‘crisis’

Why is vaping-related lung illness seen by health officials, politicians, and the press as a public health crisis, even though other public health problems with worse consequences—like influenza—have not garnered as much attention? As of October 10, 2019,…

Could MA vape products ban inadvertently harm health?

A temporary ban on the sale of vaping products in Massachusetts has drawn criticism from some public health experts. In a September 26, 2019 WBUR story, Vaughan Rees, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Harvard T.H.…