Monthly Archives: June 2016

Electronic cigarettes: Not a safe way to light up

Electronic cigarettes: Not a safe way to light up E-cigarettes are popular alternatives to regular cigarettes, but are they safe? By Mayo Clinic Staff Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid (usually but not always containing nicotine), turning it into a vapor that can be inhaled. Using e-cigarettes is often… Read More »

Why E-Cigarettes Explode, and How You Can Vape Safely

In 2015, a man was hospitalized with critical injuries after his e-cigarette exploded in his face. Another victim suffered severe burns on his hands, a hole in his tongue, and knocked out teeth. Here’s why and how e-cigarettes can literally blow up on you, and what you can do to minimize your risk. Admittedly, to… Read More »