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We need to start taking vaping seriously as a way to save lives

Added: 09.02.2018 11:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

E-cigarettes were once seen as a sinister cousin to ordinary smoking. Now doctors in the UK think they could be a public health lifeline

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Vapers are vulnerable to pneumonia

Added: 08.02.2018 21:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The vapor from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to the cells that line the airways, according to new research.

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Senate advances ban those under 21 buying tobacco

Added: 06.02.2018 22:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois senate committee has endorsed raising the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 Tuesday to send the measure to the floor. The plan would prohibit tobacco purchase by anyone under 21. It would include e-cigarettes vaping products. Underage possession would not ...]

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E-cigarettes should be available on prescription as quitting aids, health officials say

Added: 06.02.2018 5:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

E-cigarettes should be available on prescription as medical aids to help smokers quit, health officials have said.

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E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

Added: 06.02.2018 1:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

A review into e-cigarettes found they were far safer than smoking, Public Health England says.


Singapore vaping ban: My last legal puff

Added: 01.02.2018 9:04 | 6 views | 0 comments

One Singapore vaper shares his thoughts on the ban on e-cigarettes.


Vape shops sue to block U.S. regulation covering e-cigarettes

Added: 30.01.2018 20:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator to treat e-cigarettes and similar devices like cigarettes.


E-cigarette flavors are toxic to white blood cells, warn scientists

Added: 30.01.2018 17:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new study adds to growing evidence on the harmful health effects of e-cigarettes. The study finds that exposure to commonly used e-cigarette flavoring chemicals and liquids can cause significant inflammation to monocytes, a type of white blood cell. Moreover, many flavoring compounds are toxic, with cinnamon, vanilla and buttery flavors among the worst. It also finds that mixing e-cigarette flavors has a much worse effect than exposure to just one.

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