The incidence of smoking has fallen, yet 38 million Americans continue to smoke. Find out which groups find it most challenging to quit, and why teen e-cigarette use is raising alarm.
The latest trend in e-cigarettes is causing a stir in schools across the country. Here’s why a doctor says parents should talk to their teens about it.
While the health risks of e-cigarettes don’t appear to be as great as tobacco smoking, more research is needed. Find out what we know about how cigarettes, cigars and vaping compare.
The rules broaden the definition of tobacco products to include e-cigarettes, hookahs, pipe tobacco, premium cigars, little cigars and other products.
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E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, partially because people believe they are safer than cigarettes. But is that really true? Learn more.
Teens who use electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, may be more likely to start smoking tobacco, a new study says.
Quitting smoking of all kinds – conventional cigarettes or even e-cigarettes – is the best medical advice for pregnant women, experts say. It’s best to quit smoking as soon as you decide to conceive, says obstetrician and gynecologist Rebecca Starck, MD. “Smoking is not safe in pregnancy, and cigarettes clearly have carcinogens that have been … Read More
Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, deliver nicotine without the tar and smoke of traditional tobacco cigarettes. But doctors say they still carry risks. Researchers know that the nicotine contained in cigarettes constricts blood vessels. However, they don’t yet know the cumulative damage e-cigarettes cause to your heart, lungs and blood vessels. Many experts urge … Read More