E-Cigarette Dangers

May 12, 2017 by: Jennifer Lowry, MD Article Tags:


Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have recently gained attention in the media as an alternative to traditional smoking due to their increased use and lack of regulation. Originally marketed as a tobacco reduction or smoking cessation product, recreational use of e-cigarettes in adolescents and adults more than doubled from 2010 to 2012. Recent data suggests that this…

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Jennifer Lowry

Jennifer Lowry, MD

Dr. Jennifer Lowry is the Section Chief of Toxicology at Children's Mercy Kansas City and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and Medical Toxicology. She is a frequently invited speaker on toxicology topics such as pediatric poisonings, substance abuse, and addiction in adolescents.