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Vaping less harmful than smoking for vascular health, major study finds

Cigarette smokers who switch to nicotine containing vaporisers could significantly improve their vascular health, a major University of Dundee study has concluded. A two-year trial hosted by the University’s School of Medicine found that smokers who switched to e-cigarettes demonstrated a significant improvement in their vascular health within four weeks, with women experiencing greater gains […]

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Flavored tobacco products can lead to DAILY smoking or vaping

Study suggests flavored tobacco is MORE addictive than non-flavored – and young adults who vape sweet products are more likely to become daily smokers or e-cig users Researchers asked teens and adults whether their first use of a tobacco product was flavored or non-flavored  Those who first tried a menthol- or mint-flavored cigarette were more […]

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Number of people killed by vaping in US hits 26

Twenty-six people have died from illnesses associated with e-cigarette use since March, US health authorities said Thursday, while some 1,300 have suffered lung injuries linked to vaping. Officials have yet to identify the cause for the outbreak, which dates back to late March, and are pursuing multiple lines of investigation. The Centers for Disease Control […]

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Poll finds many young americans think vaping is safe

(HealthDay)—Despite an outbreak of severe lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping, many young Americans consider e-cigarettes harmless, a new poll shows. More than 20% of 18- to 38-year-olds called vaping harmless and nonaddictive; nearly 30% said flavored e-cigarettes do less damage to the lungs than unflavored ones. The nationwide poll of more than 4,000 […]

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Vaping may be harming your teeth, too

Trump administration puts forth new efforts to curb vaping epidemic in young teens Dr. Manny Alvarez and Judge Andrew Napolitano weigh in on the medical and legal impact of bans and restrictions on e-cigarettes. Americans are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever. But this doesn’t mean cigarettes are completely on the way out. Vaping devices, also known as […]

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Vaping Could Cause Addiction 'Epidemic' Among Teens, Warns FDA

A new ad campaign, part of the FDA’s anti-tobacco initiative, warns that teenagers who vape are more likely to start smoking cigarettes. Originally introduced as an alternative to cigarettes which could help smokers wean themselves off tobacco, vape pens have actually been linked to an uptake in young people smoking smoking, the FDA has found. […]