Even though teenage smoking rates have plunged in recent decades, teen use of electronic cigarettes has been on the rise in the last few years.
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Public health experts fear electronic cigarettes — with their colorful designs and array of sweet flavorings — will induce young people to start smoking.
Washington (AFP) — E-cigarettes should be subject to the same regulations as cigarettes and should not be sold to minors, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in new policy guidelines out Monday. The use of e-cigarettes, which are electrical devices that heat flavored nicotine liquid into a vapor that is inhaled, much like traditional cigarettes […]
By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — 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 […]