Promoting early intervention and prevention for e-cig use
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - We've seen some scary headlines over the past few weeks involving vaping.
Multiple deaths have been reported as well as several e-cigarette related injuries. The Houston Health Department confirms three young people were hospitalized within the last month for vaping-related illnesses.
The use of the devices has increased dramatically, especially among teens.
Doctors are doing what they can to take preventative action.
Dr. Jane Montealegre with the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine was on Houston's Morning Show to talk about the importance of implementing programs to curb teen e-cigarette use.