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Are Vaping and E-Cigs Really so Bad for You?

EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury) isn’t the first controversy to hit vaping and e-cigarettes — they’ve been the source of controversy for years. JUUL Labs, the country’s largest e-cig manufacturer, has come under federal investigation for its sales and marketing practices – particularly to young people. The National Youth Tobacco…

Vaping Tied to Mysterious Lung Disease

The first death has been reported in a medical mystery that could affect anyone who vapes. Vaping, the use of electronic cigarettes, seems to be the cause for 190+ people in the hospital. The respiratory illness is serious enough for hospitalization, major meds, intubating and, so far, one death.  Symptoms…

Quick Hits: Vaping and Teens, Unapproved Opioid Treatments & More

A new report suggests that vaping is a gateway for teens to start tobacco smoking, but may help adults quit tobacco cigarettes. The research team at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identified numerous health impacts after analyzing over 800 peer-reviewed scientific studies involving e-cigarette use. The results…

Episode 16: The Pros and Cons of Vaping

This week, Su Robotti, founder of MedShadow Foundation, and Jonathan Block, the Content Manager of MedShadow.org, discuss the pros and cons of vaping. There are claims that vaping will help people quit smoking, but statistics don’t back that up at this point. On the other hand, there are fewer toxic…

Vaping

In recent years, the smoking of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, has greatly increased in popularity, surpassing traditional cigarette use among young people. There have been reports suggesting that vaping can help traditional smokers kick the habit. However, there have also been numerous reports showing e-cigarettes and vaping products contain…

5 Tips for Vaping Safety

1. Buy good quality juice Pre-packed juice from a large, US company is probably safe and probably contains what it says it does, but do you know what that stuff is? Your local vape store that specializes in hand mixing e-liquids is also probably safe. Here’s an article about a Juicemaster General who…

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