Category: Avrum Spira

Vaping Is Cool, Smoking Is Not: Could Rise Of Teen E-Cig Use Have An Upside?

WBUR “CommonHealth” Avrum Spira, School of Medicine Michael Siegel, School of Public Health Smoking has never been cool in my lifetime. But e-cigs are different, sort of… Expert quote (Siegel): “People are going to do behaviors that are not necessarily good for them. Let’s at least minimize the risk. That is going to save so many […]

New Genomic Test May Change Clinical Practice in Lung Cancer

Medscape News Avrum Spira, School of Medicine A new genomic test may be able to improve the diagnostic performance of bronchoscopy and help avoid the need for more invasive procedures in patients with suspected lung cancer… Expert quote: “This test can change clinical practice in pulmonary medicine. It allows physicians to confidently identify patients who […]