Scientists have found a connection between people who are trying to quit smoking and vaping electronic cigarettes. According to the research, the latter could help control the weight gain associated with quitting the habit.
Public Health October 27, 2016
As the number of people who use e-cigarettes increases, the number of smokers who quit smoking also rises. Use of electronic cigarettes may indeed help smokers who want to stop their unhealthy habit, researchers say.
Public Health September 14, 2016
The latest survey on risk behaviors among teens has found an all-time low of students smoking tobacco or traditional cigarettes. On the other hand, vaping and use of e-cigarettes among these high school students are increasing.
Public Health June 10, 2016
R&B singer The Weeknd partners up with startup Pax Labs for a limited edition vaporizer that plays his hit single when the device is turned on.
Gadgets November 4, 2015
Going to a national park? Better leave your electronic cigarette at home, as the National Park Service has banned their use across the country effective immediately.
Life September 17, 2015
Electronic cigarettes allow high school students to use cannabis in less detectable way. Experts said this could expose teens to higher concentrations of THC.
Life September 7, 2015
Thousands of different flavors are already on the market, but their health effects are still largely unknown. New research suggests that some aerosol flavors may be more damaging to lung tissue than others.
Life May 17, 2015
A one-year-old toddler died after accidentally swallowing liquid nicotine from a bottle that did not have a childproof cap. Harmful exposure to the toxic substance has skyrocketed with the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes.
Life December 13, 2014
The word "vape" made it as Oxford Dictionaries' international word of the year for 2014 thanks to the use of electronic cigarettes becoming mainstream and the public debate on the safety of these vaping devices.
Arts & Culture November 21, 2014
Oxford Dictionaries chooses ‘vape’ from the shortlisted entries for 2014's popularized terms. ‘Bae,' 'indyref,' and 'slacktivism' were other options for Word of the Year.
Arts & Culture November 20, 2014
The American Heart Association is advocating for the use of e-cigarettes as a last resort for people who want to quit smoking. Though the previous research is inconclusive, the AHA suggests doctors give their patients the option while informing them that it is unregulated and unproven.
Life August 25, 2014
More cities banning e-cigarettes as debate over health issues continues. Both Chicago and New York institute new prohibitions.
Life April 30, 2014
One study shows e-cigarette users in UK have increased dramatically over the past four years, while another study shows e-cigarette use has decreased the number of tobacco smokers in England. Is this good or bad news? Experts weigh in on the issue.
Life April 29, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported a sharp spike in e-cigarette poisonings across the past three and a half years, calling for stronger legislation around the use, packaging and sale of the electronic devices.
Life April 3, 2014
Manufacturers, distributors, and advocates of electronic cigarettes continue to fight against an ongoing review of the FDA to include the product under its jurisdiction. Should the proposed move by the FDA push through, e-cigarettes will be regulated, and shall be subject to the standards and requirements that tobacco products are also subject to.
Life February 24, 2014