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Doctor presents at local schools to warn students on dangers of vaping


Last updated 10/2/2019 at 12:34am

LOMA LINDA – Loma Linda University Health physician Dr. Laren Tan began a regional tour, Friday, Sept. 27, to speak with junior high and high school students about the dangers of vaping. The issue has stepped into the national spotlight as nine deaths have been confirmed in connection with the use of electronic cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, more than 500 cases of a new vaping-related disease have been reported since April.

Tan is one of many doctors concerned with the health risks of vaping. The founder and director of the Loma Lind...

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