Widely used e-cigarette flavoring impairs lung function

A new study has found that a common e-cigarette flavoring that has chemical characteristics similar to toxic chemicals found in cigarette smoke disrupts an important mechanism of the lungs’ antibacterial defense system. The study was presented at the 2018 … Source link

An FDA tobacco announcement could save millions of lives

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) WHILE WASHINGTON focused on the continuing upheaval in the White House, the Food and Drug Administration last month made a little-heralded announcement that will likely prove to be much more far-reaching. The public-health agency revealed… Read More »

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Man dies in Florida as e-cigarette explodes

An exploding e-cigarette killed a Florida man and set fire to his apartment, an autopsy has found. In what is believed to be the first death from a vaping pen explosion in the United States, 38-year-old Tallmadge D’Elia died when two pieces of the e … Source link

How Germany is smoking other countries in e-cigarette regulation

They are slowly taking over the streets, parks and train platforms of Berlin and other cities, exhaling their sweet candle-like aerosol and watching it waft away. Vapers! People who have substituted cigarettes for so-called e-cigarettes, and smoke for vapor. Source link

The FDA Is Continuing to Crack Down on Youth E-Cigarette Use

For more, visit TIME Health. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ramping up its efforts to curtail youth use of e-cigarettes — and demanding answers from some of the companies that make them. The FDA on Thursday announced that official requests for … Source link

Exploding e-cigarette killed Florida man, says coroner

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — An exploding e-cigarette killed a Florida man found dead in his burning apartment, an autopsy has found. In what is believed to be the first death from a vaping pen explosion in the United States, 38-year-old Tallmadge D’Elia … Source link

Teen develops ‘wet lung’ after using an e-cigarette

It took just three weeks for an 18-year-old Pennsylvania woman to develop “wet lung.” According to a case study recently published by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Thursday, the unidentified teenager was diagnosed with hypersensitivity … Source link