Commentary

Educating teens, young adults about dangers of vaping


 

Dr. Jorandby is chief medical officer of Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, Fla. She trained in addiction psychiatry at Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

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* This column was updated 9/24/2019.

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