MORE COMING UP.
FOR NOW, BACK TO YOU, KAREN. FOR NOW, BACK TO YOU, KAREN.
>>Karen: AN UNLIKELY SOCIAL>>Karen: AN UNLIKELY SOCIAL
MEDIA STAR IS TEACHING TEENAGERS MEDIA STAR IS TEACHING TEENAGERS
ABOUT THE DANGERS OF VAPING. ABOUT THE DANGERS OF VAPING.
DR. McGEORGE IS HERE. DR. McGEORGE IS HERE.
>>Dr. McGeorge: THIS DOCTOR>>Dr. McGeorge: THIS DOCTOR
NEVER IMAGINED HE VIDEOS WOULD NEVER IMAGINED HE VIDEOS WOULD
HAVE THE IMPACT THEY’RE HAVING HAVE THE IMPACT THEY’RE HAVING
AND USES A POPULAR APP. AND USES A POPULAR APP.
A STRIP MALL MAY SEEM LIKE AN A STRIP MALL MAY SEEM LIKE AN
UNUSUAL SPOT FOR A BUDDING UNUSUAL SPOT FOR A BUDDING
SOCIAL MEDIA STAR. SOCIAL MEDIA STAR.
>>I STARTED MAKING VIDEOS HERE>>I STARTED MAKING VIDEOS HERE
AND THERE. AND THERE.
>>Dr. McGeorge: SHE’S A>>Dr. McGeorge: SHE’S A
SECOND-YEAR RESIDENT KNOWN ON SECOND-YEAR RESIDENT KNOWN ON
TICKTOCK. TICKTOCK.
AND HER VIDEOS WERE ABOUT FUN AT AND HER VIDEOS WERE ABOUT FUN AT
FIRST. FIRST.
>>CLICK ON DIFFERENT VIDEOS.>>CLICK ON DIFFERENT VIDEOS.
>>.>>.
>>Dr. McGeorge: IT’S POPULAR>>Dr. McGeorge: IT’S POPULAR
FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WHO FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS WHO
HAVE A STRONG INTEREST IN HEALTH HAVE A STRONG INTEREST IN HEALTH
CARE. CARE.
IT WENT FROM HUNDREDS TO IT WENT FROM HUNDREDS TO
THOUSANDS AND THEN MILLIONS WHEN THOUSANDS AND THEN MILLIONS WHEN
SHE POSTED THIS ONE. SHE POSTED THIS ONE.
>>I POSTED X-RAY IMAGES OF A>>I POSTED X-RAY IMAGES OF A
PERSON WHO HAS A NEW MYSTERIOUS PERSON WHO HAS A NEW MYSTERIOUS
DISEASE LINKED TO VAPING. DISEASE LINKED TO VAPING.
>>Dr. McGeorge: AND A TEENAGER>>Dr. McGeorge: AND A TEENAGER
HOSPITALIZED AFTER VIDEOTAPING. HOSPITALIZED AFTER VIDEOTAPING.
>>THE LUNGS ARE WHITED OUT ON>>THE LUNGS ARE WHITED OUT ON
BOTH SIDES. BOTH SIDES.
THAT’S A PRETTY GNARLY CHEST THAT’S A PRETTY GNARLY CHEST
X-RAY. X-RAY.
>>IT’S VERY RELEVANT AND>>IT’S VERY RELEVANT AND
AFFECTING A LOT OF PEOPLE. AFFECTING A LOT OF PEOPLE.
>>Dr. McGeorge: ESPECIALLY>>Dr. McGeorge: ESPECIALLY
TEENS WHO ARE MORE LIKELY TO TEENS WHO ARE MORE LIKELY TO
VAPE AND ARE TOUGHER TO REACH. VAPE AND ARE TOUGHER TO REACH.
>>YOU HAVE TO FIND THE SPACE>>YOU HAVE TO FIND THE SPACE
WHERE THEY EXIST AND ENGAGE. WHERE THEY EXIST AND ENGAGE.
TO BE ABLE TO TAKE THE NUGGETS TO BE ABLE TO TAKE THE NUGGETS
OF INFORMATION I LEARN AND SHARE OF INFORMATION I LEARN AND SHARE
THEM IN A WAY THAT MAKES SENSE THEM IN A WAY THAT MAKES SENSE
TO EVERYDAY PEOPLE IS SOMETHING TO EVERYDAY PEOPLE IS SOMETHING
I’M EXCITED TO CONTINUE DOING. I’M EXCITED TO CONTINUE DOING.
>>Dr. McGeorge: AND DR. LESLIE>>Dr. McGeorge: AND DR. LESLIE
PLANS TO USE HER PLATFORM TO PLANS TO USE HER PLATFORM TO
SHARE MORE ABOUT VAPING AND SHARE MORE ABOUT VAPING AND
OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS. OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS.
THAT’S IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE NEED THAT’S IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE NEED
TO GET ACCURATE INFORMATION INTO TO GET ACCURATE INFORMATION INTO
THE HANDS OF THE PUBLIC, THE HANDS OF THE PUBLIC,
WHEREVER THEY ARE. WHEREVER THEY ARE.
>Karen: SHE INCLUDED THE>Karen: SHE INCLUDED THE
X-RAY. X-RAY.
>>Dr. McGeorge: AND SHE IS