Tag Archives: E-Cigarettes

To Cut Smoking’s Harm, Switch to Vaping?

“Studies show that if most current American smokers switched to vaping e-cigarettes over the next 10 years, there could be as many as 6.6 million fewer premature deaths and 86.7 million fewer life years would be lost,” says David Abrams, professor of social and behavioral sciences at New York University’s College of Global Public Health […]

Vaping Could Help Prevent Ex-Smokers Piling On the Pounds, Research Suggests

E-cigarettes might help smokers who are quitting keep the pounds off, say researchers, suggesting that vaping could be harnessed in the fight against obesity. Weight gain is a major concern among smokers looking to quit. On average individuals put on 5kg in the first year they go without cigarettes. Nicotine is known to suppress appetite […]

How E-Cigarettes Could Save Lives

Should electronic cigarettes be regulated like tobacco products, emblazoned with warnings and subject to tight marketing restrictions? Those are among the questions before the Food and Drug Administration as it decides in the coming weeks how to handle the battery-powered cigarette mimics that have become a $1.5 billion business in the United States. Read the […]

E-Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit, Study Suggests

In a trial of e-cigarettes among Italian smokers with no desire to quit using tobacco at the outset, up to 13 percent of participants were not smoking regular cigarettes at all a year later. Though the study was not billed as a smoking-cessation test, more than half of participants cut down on tobacco soon after […]

Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit?

For people who are looking to stop smoking, there are many different ways to approach it including going cold turkey, wearing nicotine patches or chewing nicotine gum. None of these, however, help to fill the void of the actual physical habitudes that go along with cigarette smoking, and for some smokers, that’s the hardest thing […]

Sonam Kapoor Says Quit Smoking or Opt for Electronic Cigarettes

Recently, Indian actress Sonam Kapoor went on record registering her support for electronic cigarettes. She posted on a micro-blogging website, “Smoking is seriously not good! There are electric cigs available now. A lot of my friends are using it.” Read the entire article at Health.India.com

Smokers Turn to E-cigs to Quit

One of the things the researchers of this study learned was that most of the people who used e-cigarettes had quit smoking and had switched completely to the electronic product. Read entire post at PennLive.com