Health and E-Cigarettes

Health and E-Cigarettes
Re “Teenagers Pick Up E-Cigarettes as Old-School Smoking Declines” (front page, April 17): The announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that cigarette use among teenagers fell by 25 percent as e-cigarette use tripled from 2013 to …
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Palo Alto: Committee balks at restricting smoking in apartments, condos
While the committee struggled with whether to prohibit smoking in apartments and condos, it had little trouble making separate recommendations to ban the use of e-cigarettes in areas where smoking is illegal and to launch a tobacco retailer licensing …
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Health officials concerned about e-cigarette use by teens

Health officials concerned about e-cigarette use by teens
While e-cigarettes are promoted as a way to quit smoking or a healthier form of smoking, they do contain nicotine, which is very addictive. But local health officials are worried about more than nicotine. The "e-juice" that goes into these devices isn …
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Oregon Senate votes to ban e-cigarette sales to minors
In addition, e-juices, or the liquids used in vaping products, come in flavors as varied as candy. Besides nicotine, other harmful chemicals, including some carcinogens, have been detected in e-cigarette vapors. However, the lack of regulation makes it …
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E-cigarettes may be causing new health risks, and increased vaping among

E-cigarettes may be causing new health risks, and increased vaping among
Medical experts have expressed concerns about an array of potential health concerns involving e-cigs because there have been no long-range studies of their impact on users, nor of synthetic nicotine vapor inhaled directly into the lung tissue as well …
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E-cigarette vapor could lead to emphysema, study finds
Vij, working with research fellow Prashanth Shivalingappa and CMU seniors Colin Westphal of Linden and Rachel Hole of Oakland, examined how e-cigarette vapor compared to tobacco smoke by testing how the vapor affects cells. The team found even …
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