According to a recent letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers have detected high levels of formaldehyde—a known carcinogen—when the product is used at extremely high temperatures.
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
A lot of people are asking if those trendy new e-cigarettes are safe? It’s one of the things researchers at a Texas university are trying to find out.
Denton joined the growing list of North Texas cities to ban smoking. But local businesses are allowed some breathing room to comply with the ordinance.
The FDA says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.
Trying to quit smoking? It’s tough – studies suggest 70- to 80-percent of people who try to quit smoke within six months. That’s because nicotine is so addictive. Now a research team has announced that they’ve successfully tested a nicotine addiction vaccine.
A FDA scientific advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the overall number of tobacco users.