E-cigarettes DO help people quit smoking, review finds

Smokers who use e-cigarettes are likely to stop or reduce their smoking, claims an independent review of trial data. Almost one in 10 smokers using e-cigarettes had been able to quit the habit up to a year later, and around one-third had cut down. The review of two trials is published today in The Cochrane… Read More »

Tongue Tired? A Fellow Vaper’s Guide to Vaper’s Tongue

If you’ve been vaping for a while, you’ve probably heard of “Vaper’s Tongue.” If you haven’t, I can almost guarantee you’ve experienced it. It’s not a condition that only affects vapers. It applies to everything you’ve ever smelled or tasted. The first thing to know about it is that it’s completely normal. Officially, this phenomenon… Read More »

Schools urged to ban vaping as pupils take up fruit flavoured e-cigarettes

Headteachers are under pressure to ban vaping in schools before the law is changed to make it illegal for under-18s to buy e-cigarettes. There is growing concern that pupils are getting around long-standing rules on smoking by using fruit-flavoured e-cigarettes between lessons. Now Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is urging schools to ban vaping in the… Read More »

US Navy bans vaping on ships after e-cigs explode

The US Navy is banning vaping on ships after at least a dozen reports of explosions and injuries. Naval commanders said in a statement Friday that the temporary electronic cigarette policy aims to protect sailors and the fleet. It starts next month. Officials cited overheated batteries in vaping equipment as the problem. Explosions have led… Read More »

Neuroscience | Ms. Auld’s Science Page

Monday, January 22nd–  The final. You may use your drug cheat sheet to write anything about the topics listed on that sheet.  Everything must be handwritten but you may print out a new copy if you wish to add more info about any section.   Drug Cheat Sheet :  cheatsheet Study Guide:  (Informal) –  Review… Read More »

What you need to know about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes have been growing in popularity since they were introduced to American consumers about a decade ago — and they now make up a $2.8 billion industry.  With the long-term effects of e-cigs still unclear, should they be considered a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes? Consumer Reports recently spoke to medical experts and reviewed more than 50 different scientific studies,… Read More »

What is Vaping: Ultimate Guide and Infographic

Looking to find out more about vaping? Despite the exponential growth of the vaping industry in recent years, and an explosion in the popularity of e-cigs, many people still aren’t sure what is vaping exactly. If you have any questions about vaping, vaporizers, or related uses, this comprehensive guide has got you covered. Vaping is the… Read More »

Yahoo Health infographic shows after-effects of vaping an e-cigarette

Since electronic cigarettes hit the market in 2003 they have been touted by many as a ‘healthier’ options for smokers who are eager to leave the real deal behind. However, there has been little research on the rising trend – leaving some questioning the potential health risks of vaping. And now, a new infographic created… Read More »