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New Study Finds E-Cigarettes Are Much Safer And Less Toxic Than Tobacco

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.07.2017 | Healthy Living

Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels...

Seeing E-Cigarettes May Increase Your Desire To Smoke

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.20.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - - Newer versions of e-cigarettes known as vape pens may not look much like traditional cigarettes, but seeing someone use these dev...

The Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes: Quitters & Starters

Dr. Sudip Bose | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sudip Bose

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Jan. 7, 2016 -- A report on e-cigarettes released at the end of last year by the US Surgeon General's office shows a number of ...

Authorities Warn Of The Dangers Of E-Cigarettes' Exploding Batteries

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.22.2016 | Technology

In a chilling video published by the U.K.’s ITV Wednesday, smoke suddenly starts streaming from a man’s jacket pocket while he’s talking to a fr...

Talk To Kids About The Dangers Of E-cigarettes; Let's Help Them Quit ... Or Never Start

Nancy Brown | Posted 12.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Over the next few weeks -- as you hit the malls for your holiday shopping, travel to be with loved ones or simply go out for dinner and a movie -- I e...

E-Cigarette Supporters Push Back On Surgeon General's New Vaping Report

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.08.2016 | Healthy Living

By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigare...

Video Shows E-Cigarette Exploding In Man's Pants 'Like It's Fourth Of July'

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.24.2016 | Crime

A New York City man was reportedly hospitalized Wednesday after an electronic cigarette exploded in his pants pocket in a fiery scene that was compare...

E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence

Dr. Amy Fairchild | Posted 10.06.2016 | Science
Dr. Amy Fairchild

While the evidentiary needle has moved another tick in favor of e-cigarettes, this latest report is sure to add fuel to a raging firestorm.

The Real Reason Why E-Cigarettes Can't Help More American Smokers

Dr. Amy Fairchild | Posted 10.05.2016 | Science
Dr. Amy Fairchild

Data alone cannot tell us what to do. Interpreting the emerging evidence on e-cigarettes relies on values and priorities: harm reduction or precaution, immediate peril or potential risks. While there can be no question that the public health community must look for emerging scientific data regarding risks and benefits, we must acknowledge the values that animate the controversy.

Video Shows E-Cigarette Suddenly Explode In Woman's Handbag

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.15.2016 | Technology

A woman was shopping at a mall in New Jersey when — BOOM! — an e-cigarette exploded in her handbag. Security footage from the Sunglass Hut in the ...

E-Cigarettes May Have Helped 18,000 Quit Smoking Last Year

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kate KellandLONDON (Reuters) - Electronic cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no ev...

6 Remarkable Benefits Electronic Cigarettes Have Over Traditional Cigarettes

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

There are still some remarkable benefits of Electronic cigarettes which are less debatable especially when placed side by side with traditional cigarettes.

3 Things To Know About E-Cigarettes And Your Kids

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | Parents
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

If you have a child, adopted child, step child, foster child, grandchild, or if you are just someone who cares about all children, you must know the f...

Why 50 Percent of the LBGT Communities Smokes

Amy Lukowski | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Amy Lukowski

Our ultimate goal is to remove barriers that prevent people from seeking the care they need to be healthier. The more people from specific communities who seek help to quit smoking, the better we can address all tobacco-related diseases.

FDA's Latest Move Against Tobacco Is Great; More Steps Would Be Even Better

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

There's no telling how many adolescents lit up for the first time in the two years since the FDA first considered these changes, or how many of those got hooked on this deadly addiction. Still, it's comforting to know that we're headed in the right direction now and that we already know where more gains can be made.

Finally -- Commonsense Protections for Our Kids From Tobacco

Harold Wimmer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Harold Wimmer

These dangerous riders show that too many in Congress are still willing to choose Big Tobacco over the health of our nation, particularly young people who will become the next generation of addicted tobacco users.

New Regulations on Flavored Tobacco Products and e-Cigarettes Will Protect Public Health

Nora Volkow | Posted 05.09.2016 | Science
Nora Volkow

People have a right to know what they are getting, including how much nicotine they are consuming and what other toxicants might be in the vapor.

U.S. Regulators Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday banned sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco to people under age 18, in lin...

Experts To FDA: "Be Open-Minded" About E-Cigs

Michael Lazar | Posted 05.01.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

There has been a lot of back and forth debate over e-cigs lately, with both sides making plausible arguments for or against. However, without any long...

Don't Be Fooled Into Putting Yourself at Risk for Cancer

Debbie Dingell | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Debbie Dingell

Even with everything we've learned, some of us are still being fooled into thinking our choices are safe, when really they are increasing our cancer risk.

Big Tobacco Is Starting To Cash In On Vaping

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two tobacco giants are seeing strong demand for their reboots of the e-cigarette in Japan, with Philip Morris International twice po...

Doctor Explains Why E-Cigarettes Are Just As Dangerous As Tobacco Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

There's a misconception that e-cigarettes may be a better alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but according to Margaret Cuomo, the author of A World Wi...

Coud FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Help More People Quit Smoking?

The Conversation US | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Federal officials are expected to come out with a decision any day now that could give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to develop regulations. But figuring out how to regulate e-cigarettes to maximize their benefits and minimize their risks is harder than it looks.

Framing the Debate: E-cigarettes and Children

Janie Heath | Posted 02.03.2017 | Health News
Janie Heath

Let's be clear: there is nothing safe about e-cigarettes. They deliver nicotine, a highly addictive drug that carries many documented risks.

U.K. Approves E-Cigarette Prescriptions To Help People Quit Smoking

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco electronic-cigarette vaping device to be sold as a...