Do e-cigarettes really help people quit smoking? This question has fueled debates among many people, including experts. Is it the ‘cure’ to nicotine addiction or is it an avenue for addiction to develop? A new study from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention may shed light on this matter.
New study suggests that parents who use or approve of e-cigarettes may actually encourage adolescents to use it or smoke traditional cigarettes. The study from the University of Southern California found that teenagers in their research were more likely to use e-cigarettes than the traditional ones, demonstrated by the rising acceptance and use of the […]
Electronic cigarettes or “e-cigarettes” are non-tobacco products designed to look like ordinary cigarettes and deliver nicotine to its users through a vapor. With the growing popularity of e-cigarettes as a “safer” way to smoke, some smokers also believe that e-cig will eventually help them quit smoking for good. But for couple of compelling reasons, e-cigarettes […]
Electronic cigarettes are currently marketed as alternative to traditional cigarettes and as a great means to ward off smoking. But alarming research from Columbia University suggests that electronic cigarettes may function as a “gateway drug” that can prime the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs.
Earlier studies suggest that switching to electronic cigarettes or e-cigs offers several benefits, but a new study reveals that secondhand smoke from e-cigs contain higher levels of toxic metals than that of regular cigarettes.
What type of cigarette do you smoke? Cigarettes come in so many names, brands, flavors, appearance and sizes. Let’s talk about some of the most common types of cigarettes that are available in the market today and how each one can ruin your health.
In 2007, electronic cigarette was launched to the US market. It was offered as an alternative to tobacco. Instead of the tobacco leaves, e-cigarettes use liquid nicotine. Without tobacco, its proponents believe the e-cigarettes offer many great benefits compared to that of the regular cigarettes. However, experts are in doubt whether these reports are true. […]