Tag: e-cigarette

14 Teens Hospitalized with Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

14 Teens Hospitalized with Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

Health officials are warning about a sudden rise in severe lung disease linked to vaping after 14 young people were hospitalized in Illinois and Wisconsin.

/ August 5, 2019
Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

E-Cigarettes, Vapes Linked to Increased Risk for Seizure: FDA Warning

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating dozens of seizures in people who reported using an electronic cigarette or portable vaporizer (vape) device just prior to the incident.

/ April 8, 2019

New Study Challenges Notion of Reliability in E-Cigarettes as Smoking Cessation Devices

Electronic cigarettes or “vapes” are nearly twice as effective at curbing nicotine fits in addicts compared to traditional therapies such as patches and lozenges, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The findings...

/ January 31, 2019

FDA Announces Crackdown on E-Cigs, Vape Industry for Marketing to Kids

In a bold and unprecedented move, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered 5 brands of electronic cigarettes or “vapes” to submit plans to deal with the rising epidemic of abuse of their products by teenagers.

/ September 13, 2018
Kansas Man Files E-Cigarette Explosion Lawsuit

Kansas Man Files E-Cigarette Explosion Lawsuit

A man from Kansas has filed a lawsuit against a vape shop in Wichita after his e-cigarette battery exploded in his pants.

/ March 1, 2018
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E-Cigarette Liquids May Pose Lung Disease Risk

Some e-cigarette flavors may be more dangerous than others, but it is hard for researchers to find out what goes into various "vape juices."

/ December 4, 2017

Growing Concern About Teens ‘Juuling’ in Schools

There's growing concern about a dangerous new trend among teens that most parents have never heard about. It's called "juuling," and students are smoking them in classrooms, at parties, and at home.

/ November 16, 2017
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Vaping Safer than Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

Cigarette smokers who switch to e-cigs or “vapes” can significantly reduce their intake of deadly chemicals, but only if they quit smoking completely, according to a new study.

/ February 9, 2017
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FDA Will Investigate E-Cig Battery Explosion Risk

There have been over 200 reports of e-cigarettes exploding when the lithium-ion batteries overheated. Just days ago, video cameras caught one exploding in the pocket of a man on a bus in California.

/ January 4, 2017
Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

A new study has found that flavoring chemicals in e-cigarette liquids produce dangerous levels of carcinogens when they are vaped.

/ December 5, 2016