Federal officials are expected to come out with a decision any day now that could give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to develop regulations. But figuring out how to regulate e-cigarettes to maximize their benefits and minimize their risks is harder than it looks.
Cordero Caples' sister says the 29-year-old may not be able to walk again.
E-cigarettes, and the furtively named "vaping" industry it has spawned, are a mostly uncharted territory of the public health landscape that is finally -- finally -- getting some guidance from the Food and Drug Administration.
Insurers may warm to e-cigarettes in the coming years, but for now most of them will still think of you as a smoker even if you don't. In today's world of semi-privacy, it might be harder than you think to hide evidence of this should an insurer decide to look more closely.
While studies have found that e-cigarette use doubled among teens between 2011 and 2012, research is inconclusive as to whether
Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health
Proposed laws that would regulate e-cigarettes are met with opposition from those who dismiss e-cigarettes as products that present little or no risk. They claim e-cigarettes are a great way for smokers to quit smoking without exposing innocent bystanders to hazardous vapor. What they don't tell you is the impact that e-cigarettes are having on people who have never smoked before.
Josh and a panel of co-chatterers discuss the trend in banning e-cigarettes.
For the first time in my life, I have had a valuable tool and aid to help me quit smoking. And as a former pack-a-day smoker, my use of e-cigarettes these last five months means that 3,000 cigarettes did not go into my lungs.
British e-cig manufacturer VIP trotted out a spot in which a comely woman commands viewers to "get it out" and "put it in
Unlike traditional tobacco products, e-cigarettes can legally be sold to minors in several places throughout the country
As is the case with conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine, an addictive drug. Beyond their addictive quality, the health consequences of e-cigarettes are largely unknown. Before we jump on the bandwagon of promotion, let's consider the facts.
Mar’s mother, Bernadette Hernandez, passed away Saturday of a brain aneurysm, the Associated Press reported. Still, it seems
Whenever I see a really big afro in bustling NYC, I get the feeling it's winking at me, saying, "Remember me?" When an afro sighting is followed up by a throwback cigarette or e-cigarette advertisement on a bus shelter I don't smile, for a moment i get genuinely confused what era it is.
Here's one photo, see the rest here. Katherine Heigl is still puffing away on her electronic cigarette. She enjoyed an outdoor