Vaping increases the number of receptors that allow coronavirus to invade your cells and compromises your immune system.
From 2021, it will be harder to import e-cigarettes. That protects young people, in particular, who are increasingly being lured into nicotine and tobacco addiction.
From 2021, Australians will no longer be able to buy nicotine-containing e-fluids, without both a prescription and someone licensed to import it for them, raising fears many will go back to smoking.
Our oral microbiome is the second most diverse and equally important microbiota in the body.
Current legislation focuses on the flavor of e-cigarettes. But the latest research shows the attraction isn't about taste.
Even as evidence of its adverse effects emerges, vaping is growing more popular among young people.
A prominent paper on vaping and heart disease has been retracted.
The FDA has banned flavored e-cigarettes that appeal to kids. But new research shows that the danger of flavors could go beyond their appeal to kids. The flavorings themselves could cause damage.
More evidence that vaping may be harmful to your health.
As new vaping-related lung diseases continue to be identified, jurisdictions around the world might want to take a look at new vaping regulations in British Columbia, Canada.
A form of vitamin E could be behind recent vaping illnesses and death, as the vitamin was not meant to go into the lungs. Lax oversight of products and supplements only worsens the situation.
As vaping increases among youth, so do the life-threatening lung injuries that accompany it. 'Popcorn lung' is the latest.
Concerns about e-cigarettes are growing, with the AMA calling for a ban. With the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21, it's worth asking: What do smokers think?
Governments around the world are banning e-cigarettes. This is very bad news for public health.
More than 20 countries have banned e-cigarettes.
We've still got a lot to learn about the long term health effects of vaping. But based on what we know so far, vaping liquids containing oils, and especially cannabis/THC liquids, should be avoided.
Vaping devices cause deadly lung toxicity. Their marketing to children must be banned.
Vaping is under heavy scrutiny in the wake of six deaths and hundreds of illnesses. A product engineer who studies how people puff explains why the way users vape could be a clue.
As vaping-related illnesses increase and deaths reported, an inhalation toxicologist explains why comparing the dangers of vaping to the dangers from cigarettes doesn't make sense.
They're effective – and popular.