1. Vape vs Smoking
    By sean momsen0 comment
    Vape vs Smoking

    What’s the big deal? – Should You Switch? According to health officials, smoking can cause several types of cancers, several types of leukemia, vascular disease, heart disease, pneumonia, emphysema, blindness, chronic bronchitis, bad breath, aging, erectile dysfunction, gum disease, macular degeneration, yellow brittle nails and the list goes on. Let’s not forget to mention that […]

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  2. To vape or not to vape, that is the question
    By Adrian de Vries1 comment
    To vape or not to vape, that is the question

    To vape or not to vape, that is the question While many argue that e-cigs are safer alternatives to cigarettes, studies show nicotine in e-cigs can still cause health issues. (Photo Illustration by George Walker | The Collegian) Maybe you saw someone on campus using one. Perhaps it was a family member or a close […]

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  3. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Effects of e-cigarette use on exhaled nitric oxide

    Effects of e-cigarette use on exhaled nitric oxide By Dr Farsalinos A study was recently published in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology examining the effects of using e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes on exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). They found that similar reductions in FeNO are observed after e-cigarette and tobacco cigarette use. The authors concluded that in […]

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  4. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Propylene Glycol safety

    Propylene Glycol is the primary ingredient in the majority of e-liquids and e-cigarette cartridges on the marketplace today. Most e-liquid contains at least 80% and as much as 92% propylene glycol. This is the ingredient that produces the smoke like vapor when the e-cigarette is exhaled. Propylene Glycol is approved by Health Canada for use […]

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  5. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Electronic cigarettes: achieving a balanced perspective

    Theodore L. Wagener1, Michael Siegel2 & Belinda Borrelli3 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA1, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA2 and Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA3 ABSTRACT Concerns have been raised that the advent of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may be […]

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  6. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Propylene Glycol Studies

    The following is the abstract from a study done by the following doctors: O. H. ROBERTSON, CLAYTON G. LOOSLI, THEODORE T. PUCK, HENRY WISE, HENRY M. LEMON and WILLIAM LESTER, JR. It is entitled: TESTS FOR THE CHRONIC TOXICITY OF PROPYLEXE GLYCOL AND TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL ON MONKEYS AND RATS BY VAPOR INHALATION AND ORAL ADMINISTRATION. […]

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  7. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    The electronic cigarette: Sorting through the global sales facts

    If you smoke tobacco, either cigars, a pipe or cigarettes unless you’ve been living on a desert island chances are that you’ve already heard about the electronic cigarette. It’s the latest development for smokers that’s available in various configurations with names like eGo-T and eGo-C. Even so, no matter what the name of the particular […]

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  8. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Cohasset to consider ban on electronic cigarettes

    Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, do not contain tobacco, tar, or any of the harmful chemicals packed into traditional cigarettes. But these modern-day nicotine delivery devices may soon be outlawed in certain parts of Cohasset. Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, do not contain tobacco, tar, or any of the harmful chemicals packed into traditional cigarettes. But these […]

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  9. By Adrian de Vries0 comment
    Survey: E-Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit Some E-Cig Smokers Say Devices Helped Them Quit Smoking Cigarettes

    WebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 8, 2011 – Can puffing electronic cigarettes help smokers quit smoking? It sounds wrong. E-cigarettes should be banned, says a long list of prestigious anti-tobacco groups including the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association. But a federal court has stymied FDA efforts to […]

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