Is There Really Toxic Anti-Freeze In E-Liquid?
Most of us are now well-versed with the 2009 FDA study that found a small amount (1%) of diethylene glycol, a toxic ingredient in anti-freeze, in 1 out of 18 cartridges from just two brands of electronic cigarettes. Not one study since then has found the chemical in any cartridges or liquids, ...Continue Reading...
Metallic Particles Found in E-Cigarettes
One of the more recent studies involving electronic cigarettes came out of the University of California, Riverside. Published this past March in the scientific journal PLOS One was a research article about the contents of e-cigarette vapor. In a controversial and widely publicized discovery, ...Continue Reading...
Isn’t Vapor The Same As Smoke?
• Medical definition of smoke(v): to inhale and exhale the fumes of burning plant material and especially tobacco. • Medical definition of vaporize(v): to convert from a liquid or solid into a vapor. From their medical definitions alone, it’s pretty obvious that smoking and vaporizing are not ...Continue Reading...
Electronic Cigarettes Are Not a Public Health Hazard
High ranking government officials have busy lives, fielding one bill after another and must receive countless suggestions from citizens on a daily basis. They are not expected to be all-knowing in every field of law, engineering, or health and medicine that provides the backbone for our legal ...Continue Reading...
First Study To Examine The Truth of Second Hand Vape
In the first study of human exposure produced by passive vaping under real-life conditions, researchers from Italy and Greece found no chemicals of concern in room air while five electronic cigarette users vaped for a five-hour session in a 60 cubic meter closed room. The researchers compared ...Continue Reading...
E-Cigarette Safety: Only As Safe As Their Ingredients
If quality is Job No. 1 to Ford, e-cigarette safety is Job No. 1 for anyone who’s serious about e-cigarettes. Why should we care about e-cigarette safety? Because consumers are concerned about the safety and quality of these newer devices. Because without a doubt, the U.S. Food and Drug ...Continue Reading...
Lung Cancer and Vaping
Lung cancer cases have been decreasing while vaping, which is inhaling nicotine vapor from an e-cigarette or vape pen, has increased. Fifty years ago this month, the Surgeon General announced evidence existed that smoking was linked to lung cancer. The evil cancer villain has been lurking in ...Continue Reading...
Why Is The FDA Shielding Smokers From The Good News About E-Cigarettes?
Any clear-thinking health professional would agree that cigarette smoking is without question the most devastating and preventable public health risk that we need to address in this country. And now, four-plus years after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given legal authority over ...Continue Reading...
E-Cigarette Success Rate
Electronic cigarettes have been around for some years. The first prototypes appeared between 1963 and 1967; then disappeared without ever being commercially produced. In 2004, they were launched on the Chinese market by another party and have come a long way since then. Ecigs are really only ...Continue Reading...
Nicotine in Electronic Cigarettes: 10 Facts All Users Should Know
1. Nicotine and Cancer It’s common for people to believe nicotine could give you cancer. This is not true – or at least there is no proof that it does. Cancer is caused by inhaling cigarette smoke. It has been suggested that nicotine could speed up the development of cancer, but this has not ...Continue Reading...
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