New Haven Register
Lily Balasuriya, MD, a graduate from the Class of 2016, wrote an opinion piece on the dangers of vaping and what the community needs to know. Dr. Balasuriya shared the latest numbers of vaping cases, which has resulted in a total of 47 deaths across the country as of Dec. 6, 2019.
Dr. Balasuriya is a substance abuse and mental health services administration fellow for the American Psychiatric Association, a public psychiatry fellow at Yale, and chief of medical education in the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
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