Smoking Daily E-Cigarettes Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

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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

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

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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

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

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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

5 Important Lessons From The Biggest E-Cigarette Study

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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