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E-cigarettes popular among smokers with existing illnesses

In the U.S. more than 16 million people with smoking-related illnesses continue to use cigarettes. According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, current and former smokers who suffer from disease are more likely to have reported using an e-cigarette, meaning these patients may see e-cigarettes as safer or less harmful than combustible cigarettes and a way to reduce the risks posed by traditional smoking.
Link to full journal release on study led by MGH investigator Gina R. Kruse, MD, MPH.

Media contact: Julie Cunningham, julie.cunningham@mgh.harvard.edu, 617 724-6433

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