Monthly Archives: June 2014

Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Electronic cigarettes, marketed as safer than regular cigarettes, deliver a cocktail of toxic chemicals including carcinogens into the lungs, new studies show. Using e-cigarettes may even make bacterial infections resistant to antibiotics, according to one study. Engineers developed e-cigarettes several years ago to provide tobacco users a smoke-free source of nicotine. The devices heat up… Read More »

The Newest Clash over Workplace Health

Increasingly, companies are prohibiting electronic cigarettes at the workplace and including the vapor-emitting products in their anti-smoking policies. April Honore, HR director for The Campagna Center, thinks this is a good thing, and she is unabashed about saying so. “E-cigarettes give people a false sense of security in my opinion. Users do not feel that… Read More »