An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
Even as evidence of its adverse effects emerges, vaping is growing more popular among young people.
In terms of health harms, the risks of ‘heat not burn’ products are likely to sit somewhere between e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes.
A prominent paper on vaping and heart disease has been retracted.
The number of users is likely to grow and there are health risks, so now is the time to act.
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.
Vaping continues to be in the news, with the CDC recently linking vitamin E acetate to the deaths and illnesses caused by vaping. But just what is vaping? And is it different from e-cigarettes?
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.
Defining what this disease is and who has it has helped those investigating the outbreak understand what caused it.
Alcohol is classified by the World Health Organization as a Class 1 carcinogen. Our next federal government must step up with an Alcohol Act and a strategy to reduce harms from this recreational drug.
Here are some immediate actions need to be made to avoid the unprecedented youth vaping epidemic in Indonesia.
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.