Doctor from Upstate NY Poison Center talks vaping dangers

New York State Fair

GEDDES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A disturbing new trend is sending people all over the United States to the hospital. More than 150 cases of lung disease believed to be related to vaping are being investigated in at least 16 states, 11 of those cases are right here in New York State.

Dr. Christine Stork, Clinical Director of the Upstate New York Poison Center, joined us to talk about vaping, which has quickly become a teenage epidemic. The poison center has a number you can call anytime. It is 1-800-222-1222. The call center is open 24-7. You can also visit www.upstatepoison.org.

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