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  • Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them

    Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a new health problem related to electronic cigarettes -- the risk that the devices themselves or the liquid nicotine that goes into them will cause injury to eyes, skin or other body parts. Calls to poison control centers to report problems...

  • Researchers call for restrictions on e-cigarette claims

    Researchers call for restrictions on e-cigarette claims

    A fair amount of conversation about e-cigarettes has involved their use in purportedly helping people to quit smoking. Researchers on Monday said the evidence for that has been “unconvincing,” and they suggest that regulations should forbid such claims until there’s supporting research. In a letter...

  • E-cigarettes to quit smoking? They're as good as nicotine patches

    E-cigarettes to quit smoking? They're as good as nicotine patches

    Electronic cigarettes helped wean smokers off regular cigarettes in a clinical trial – though the quit rate was essentially the same as for nicotine patches. The trial, conducted in New Zealand, was billed as the first head-to-head comparison of e-cigarettes and nicotine patches. The results were...

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