Tag: e-cigarrettes

Biden Taps Vivek Murthy, MD, for Surgeon General

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, to serve as the 21st surgeon general of the United States. If he is confirmed,...

Many With Vaping Lung Injury May Have Lingering Symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most patients who develop e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) are young white males, and nearly all admit...

Vaping Soars Among US Teens, CDC Report Finds

Use of electronic vapor products, or vaping, more than doubled among US high school students from 2017 to 2019 (from 13.2% in 2017 to 32.7%...

Smokers Unmotivated to Quit Smoke More With e-Cigarettes

Not only does the use of e-cigarettes not help cigarette smokers who are unmotivated to quit, it has the opposite effect, according to results from...

Age, Lung, Mental Health Problems Can Make Vaping Lung Illness Fatal: CDC

(Reuters Health) – Vapers who died because their lungs were damaged by e-cigarettes were nine times more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...

A ‘Glimmer of Hope’ and Renewed Concerns Over E-Cigarettes

The first large North American study to directly test the question of whether e-cigarettes help tobacco smokers quit suggests an early benefit but with little...