Vaping Raises Risk of Heart Attack and Depression

Vaping Heart Attack

More good news for vaping fans </sarcasm>! A recent study has found that vapers were 34% more likely to have a heart attack, 25% more likely to have coronary artery disease and 55% more likely to suffer from depression or anxiety. The study’s lead author Mohinder Vindhyal, MD, assistant professor … Continue reading

Smoking Daily E-Cigarettes Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

Daily-E-Cigs

It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything to WTP here but I ran across this article today and I had to share: New research has revealed that e-cigarettes may be more dangerous than previously thought. To the point that it suggests daily use may DOUBLE the risk of … Continue reading

The Devastating Impact of Cigarette Butts on the Environment

Back in August of last year we ran with an info graphic called Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now? that was created by Steve at Purplebox Vapours. It focused 100% on tobacco cigarettes with no mention of vaping. Steve’s back again today with another info graphic called The … Continue reading

Smoke Just a Little Bit? It’ll Still Kill You

Cigarettes Superbug

Are you the kind of person that just smokes “every once in a while” or “just when you drink”? According to a recent study there is NO safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke. According to the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers say, “While people who smoke between one and 10 … Continue reading

World Overrun By Vapers – Not Cool

World Overrun By Vapers

OK look, we need to talk about vaping and its dangers. I’m not necessarily talking about the new damning reports detailing malfunctioning e-cigarettes that appear to be taking their cue from Westworld by turning on their masters and blowing up. The dangers I’m talking about are the ones to your pride, … Continue reading

Teens Smoke To Lose Weight

Teen Smoking

Doctors and public health experts assume that people smoke cigarettes because they’re addicted to the nicotine. But, among US teens who are frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys smoke in part to control their weight. “It’s not always just about the immediate pleasure or enjoyment; … Continue reading