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Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Can’t Recommend

I think we need to be very clear as clinicians, that these electronic cigarettes have an unknown safety profile, they are not regulated by the FDA, they are not regulated by good manufacturing practices, and they’re not any more effective than the medications that we currently prescribe for tobacco de- [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Safer

They are not safer for people with underlying lung disease. In fact the data shows that it may actually make the situation worse for them because it can increase airway hyperactivity.

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Flavoring Risks

There is an increasing body of literature talking about the risks associated with electronic cigarettes and its not just the delivery of formaldehyde, its also related to some of the flavoring agents that are in the liquid or the e-juice that electronic cigarettes use to deliver the nicotine. A lot [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Not Effective

They haven’t been shown to be any more effective than traditional agents to for helping people quit smoking

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Jon Ebbert- E-Cigs Concern

1- Electronic cigarettes are of concern because they have the potential to introduce people to conventional cigarettes by starting out with electronic cigarettes there is concern that people will go on to use conventional cigarettes which is associated with very high risk. And on the other end there is concern [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Expert Comments on Surgeon General Report About Smoking

Expert Comments on Surgeon General Report About Smoking

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States and leads to a host of cancers and illnesses. A new report by the Surgeon General released today, The Health Consequences of Smoking, highlights a half a century of progress in tobacco control and prevention since the [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

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

Ebbert patient message about varenicline (:07)

Jon Ebbert, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, on a study combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, that resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.

Created by Brian Kilen

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