1 2,3 K. Michael Cummings, PhD, MPH and Riccardo Polosa, MD, PhD 1 2 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA; Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; Institute of Internal and Emergency Medicine, Teaching Hospital BPoliclinico - V. Emanuele,^ University of Catania, Catania, Italy. J Gen Intern Med 33(6):784–5 risks and benefits of switching smokers to an alternative nicotine DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4396-8 product were well articulated in the Lung Health Study. We © Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 would strongly caution clinicians, public health experts, and policy-makers from reaching firm conclusions about the potential risks or benefits of EC use based on the studies reported to date. n their recent paper, Bowler and colleagues used data from two large observational studies to investigate the question Corresponding Author: Riccardo Polosa, MD, PhD; Institute of of whether use of e-cigarettes (ECs) by patients at risk of, or Internal and Emergency Medicine, Teaching Hospital BPoliclinico - V. Emanuele, ^ University of Catania, Catania, Italy with, COPD impacted respiratory health outcomes. The con- (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). clusion was that the use of ECs was associated with poorer health outcomes. Unfortunately, the evidence presented
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