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Mayo Clinic Experts: What Should You Know About E-cigarettes?

Expert panel will discuss e-cigarettes and their impact on health at an upcoming press conference ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 23, 2013 — E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular and widely available as the use of regular cigarettes drops. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that e-cigarette use by children doubled [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Experts: What Should You Know About E-Cigarettes?

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have ignited a smoke-free firestorm of controversy. Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that their use by children doubled from 2011 to 2012. In spite of one study that concluded e-cigarettes may help smokers break free from their nicotine addiction, other experts have voiced concerns they may [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

TUESDAY Q & A: Very little known about health effects of e-cigarettes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve been a smoker for years. I’m thinking about switching to electronic cigarettes or to a nicotine inhaler because I’ve heard they aren’t as bad for you as regular cigarettes. Is that true? ANSWER: Electronic cigarettes and nicotine inhalers both deliver nicotine to your body without tobacco. But that’s [...]

Created by Dana Sparks