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Electronic Cigarettes -- Let's Think Before We Inhale

Jeffrey B. Lane | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Jeffrey B. Lane

As is the case with conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine, an addictive drug. Beyond their addictive quality, the health consequences of e-cigarettes are largely unknown. Before we jump on the bandwagon of promotion, let's consider the facts.

9 Things to Think About When Thinking About Cigars -- Little or Big

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Cigars can be as deadly as cigarettes -- especially for former cigarette smokers, for those who smoke smaller cigars, for those who inhale and for those who smoke several times a day.

9 Things to Think About When Thinking About E-Cigarettes

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

E-cigs are much safer than cigarettes. We don't need clinical trials to know that a large rock falling on a person is much more dangerous than a small rock falling on someone. Compared to cigarettes, reduced risks of e-cigs are obvious.

Smoke After Sex?

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Danziger

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E-Cigarettes Gain Steam, But Health Experts Wary It Could Be 'Gateway' To Tobacco Smoking

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London b...

Do E-Cigarettes Really Help Smokers Quit?

| Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Alisa Opar (Click here for the original article) Everyone knows that cigarettes are bad for you. Yet 45 million Americans smoke, a habit that s...

Can't Quit Smoking? Try Vaping

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

This time, she couldn't seem to quit -- or didn't want to. So a friend of mine from out West -- where all new trends seem to develop first -- told me that she'd bought her husband what are now commonly called e-cigarettes, and he stopped smoking.

Sin Taxes Should at Least Reflect Risk

Jeff Stier | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Jeff Stier

As the FDA continues to slowly ponder the complicated challenge of regulating tobacco products, other states can follow the leads of Indiana and, hopefully Oklahoma, by embracing the products of innovation to reduce the risk of smoking related diseases.

The Future of Nicotine Addiction: When Smokers Become Vapers

Brent Green | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Brent Green

The nation's tobacco industry is facing one monumental impediment to future growth: a shrinking (and dying) customer base of cigarette smokers.

LOOK: This E-Cigarette Is For Ladies Only

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2012 | Women

Today in "absurd products arbitrarily marketed to women," we bring you ... the ladies-only electronic cigarette. For those of you who have been puffin...

Celebrities Smoking Electronic Cigarettes

Posted 05.08.2012 | Celebrity

Don Draper 2.0? Perhaps. Celebrities sure are game to hop on the bandwagon when a new trend hits town -- even when it comes to giving their bad ha...

What To Do When You 'Just Can't Quit'

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

When marketers capitalize on the unhelpful belief that it's impossible to quit, it reinforces addicted smokers' own broken confidence.

E-Cigarettes To Be Regulated As Tobacco Products

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won't ...

Are E-Cigarettes Evil?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In case you somehow missed it, President Obama has quit smoking. That's right, the Commander in Chief no longer smokes. And while there's no clear wor...

'E-Cigarettes' Banned In New York Until Further Notice

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would make the state the first to ban electronic cigarettes, devices touted on...

Big News For Electronic Cigarettes

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court says electronic cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products by the Food and Drug Administration rathe...

FDA Warns E-Cigarette Companies Over Unproven Health Claims

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. — The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday to makers of electronic cigarettes, saying some make unproven health clai...

Chinese E-Cigarette Gains Ground Amid Safety Concerns

AP | AUDRA ANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- With its slim white body and glowing amber tip, it can easily pass as a regular cigarette. It even emits what look like curlicues of white ...