For those who vape or smoke, the risks for complications if you get COVID-19 might be even greater. Dr. Anne Griffiths, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Minnesota, explains the possible connection between vaping and COVID-19 complications.
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Quitting vaping isn't easy, that's why Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist and vaping expert at Children's Minnesota, is sharing how parents can help their kids quit vaping and e-cigarette usage this year.
Nearly 25 percent of teens use e-cigarettes or vapes. Experts at Children's Minnesota found a cluster of cases of severe lung damage in teens and young adults that they believe to be linked to vaping. With vaping becoming a national epidemic, concerned parents and news outlets have turned to Children's for answers.
Children's Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject.
Nearly 25 percent of teens use battery-powered smoking devices known as e-cigarettes or vapes. Dr. Gigi Chawla shares more about these devices and how to deter your teen from using them.
Jim Leste, vice president of support operations, interim senior director of surgical specialties at Children's Minnesota was named to the Nexus board of directors.
As the health care industry faces a time of unprecedented change, we remain committed to providing exceptional care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.