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vaping

Patient Story

‘I’m a real big believer’

Chad Russ, a former vaper, relies on the power of communication and support to keep his nicotine addiction in check.

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2020 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.

E-cig industry under scrutiny

Governments take action and health officials sound the alarm about a vaping epidemic among youth.

Patient Story

‘Heading south quickly’

David Stults developed popcorn lung after exposure to dangerous food chemicals. He's now hitting the school circuit to teach students the dangers of vaping similar substances.

There’s bacteria in that vape

A scientific review of 75 electronic cigarette products finds most are contaminated with germs.

CDC: 1 in 5 high school students vape

E-cigarette use also increased among middle school students, from less than 1 percent in 2011 to nearly 5 percent in 2018.

U.S. smoking rate hits all-time low

The down side is that vaping is taking off. Those who vape still get nicotine, plus other chemicals.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

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