The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a smoke-free policy in and near local public housing two years ago. HUD said the policy, that will strictly take effect on July 31, was aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking.
Public Health July 13, 2018
E-cigarette users may be exposed to potentially toxic amounts of metals such as lead, nickel, manganese, and chromium. Here are the number of people in the United States that are at risk of the adverse effects of using these vaping devices.
Public Health February 26, 2018
More teens in the United States are using e-cigs but the rate of tobacco use stayed the same in the last four years, a CDC report says. According to health officials, it is too early to say whether e-cig use would lead to fewer people turning to tobacco products.
April 18, 2016
A study found that 108 out of 145 flavored e-cigarettes contain the benzaldehyde, a chemical that can irritate the lungs. Tasting like almonds or cherries, benzaldehyde is a popular flavoring agent that can also be found in medicines.
Life January 30, 2016
Most adult smokers turn to e-cigarette smoking in order to stop smoking conventional cigarettes. However, a new study in California revealed that e-cigarettes may not be effective in helping smokers quit the habit.
Life January 15, 2016
Based on new research, e-cigarettes are not safer alternatives to traditional cigarettes. The vapor is found to be just as dangerous and affects resistance to antibiotics.
Life May 20, 2014