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

Vaping Teens More Likely to Move on to Cigarettes

Smoking Damages Your Gums and Teeth

A study published recently suggests that teenagers who use e-cigarettes are FAR more likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes than those who don’t try “vaping.” The study also says older teens who try e-cigs have six times the odds of trying regular cigarettes within two years than those who never used the devices. … Continue reading

E-cigs Exploding In Vapers’ Mouths

E-Cigarettes Vapers Nam Y. Huh - AP

Daniel Pickett (24) was driving when the e-cig he was holding made a funny noise. According to his attorney, “He noticed a static-y sound. Literally, half a second later, it vented, or exploded. It just really tore the heck out of his hand and arm.” Burn and trauma experts at Harborview … Continue reading

No Proof That E-Cigarettes Help People Quit

No Proof E-Cigs Work

According to a new report from USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force), “The current evidence is insufficient to recommend electronic nicotine delivery systems for tobacco cessation in adults, including pregnant women.” The task force says that the studies done on e-cigs and smoking cessation have found that the devices are of … Continue reading

E-cigarette Usage Surges – Not Getting People Off Tobacco

E-Cigarette Reuters - Mike Segar

More Americans are using e-cigarettes than a year ago. Most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes. Yet another chink in the armor of the vaping community who continually points to these products as a healthier way to get people to quit smoking. The bottom line… people aren’t quitting … Continue reading

California Declares Vaping A Public Health Risk

E-Cig Stigma

Everywhere you turn these days you’re seeing a story about e-cigarettes and vaping. Are they safe? Are they “safer” than traditional cigarettes?  One thing’s for certain… Big Tobacco certainly sees them as the “next big thing”. And you know as well as a I do that means one thing… they’re … Continue reading

The Real Dangers Of Liquid Nicotine

510N e-cigarette and e-liquids

Robert Glatter, MD is an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he has practiced for the past 10 years. He has a keen interest in medical technology and public health education and he recently published an article called The Real Dangers of Liquid Nicotine.  In … Continue reading

Mental Health Disorders & E-Cigarettes

"Blu" e-cigarette (electronical cigarette)

Written by Dan Kedmey – TIME See original article here A new study finds elevated rates of depression, anxiety and other mental disorders among users of e-cigarettes A new study has found that people suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental disorders are more than twice as likely to spark up an … Continue reading

Bad News: E-Cigs Alter Cells A Lot Like Tobacco Does

E-Cigs Alter Cells

Written by Adam Clark Estes – Gizmodo See original article here A new cancer study brings more bad news to the e-cigarette industry. Scientists exposed human bronchial cells to e-cig vapor and found that it altered the cells in a way not dissimilar to tobacco. In other words, that delicious, seemingly risk-free nicotine … Continue reading

5 Important Lessons From The Biggest E-Cigarette Study

E Cig Nation

Written by Anna Almendrala – The Huffington Post See original article here Those colorfully lit e-cigarettes are giving off way more than just “harmless water vapor,” according to a comprehensive new study review by UC San Francisco’s Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. Users could also be inhaling and exhaling low … Continue reading