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Just as e-cigarette ingredients can vary from one region to another, the health effects of vaping can have regional characteristics as well. A new study out of WVU suggests that rural e-cigarette users are older—and often get sicker—than their urban counterparts.

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  • 100%
    of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
  • 100%
    Physical Therapy boasts an impressive 100% employment rate
  • 300,000 hours
    are spent doing laboratory research each year by School of Medicine graduate students

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West Virginia faces a unique set of health issues: a population at significantly higher risk of disease and early mortality than other states in the nation; rural communities with shortages of key health professionals; social, environmental, and demographic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes.

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