Cancer Information/electronic cigarettes

November 21, 2018

As Vaping Became Popular Among Young, Smoking Rates Fell

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The advent of the e-cigarette appears to have spurred a huge drop in tobacco smoking rates among teenagers and […]
November 15, 2018

1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation […]
September 18, 2018

FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a new ad campaign aimed at curbing rampant e-cigarette use […]
August 24, 2018

Daily Vaping Tied to Doubling of Heart Attack Risk

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who puff electronic cigarettes every day have twice the risk of heart attack, and the odds increase almost […]
August 20, 2018

Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes produce chemicals that can damage a person’s DNA, the first step on a path that might lead to […]
August 14, 2018

Vaping Shuts Off Immune-Fighting Cells in the Lungs, Lab Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking, but the vapor they create might harm lung tissue […]
June 21, 2018

More Evidence That Vaping May Help Some Smokers Quit

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s new research suggesting that a switch over to e-cigarettes can help cigarette smokers kick their habit — even […]
June 14, 2018

E-Cig Flavorings May Damage Lining of Blood Vessels

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, a new […]
May 23, 2018

Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cinnamon flavorings in e-cigarettes can impair the ability of lungs to get rid of breath-clogging mucus, a new lab […]