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How Do E-Cigarettes Change Blood Vessels? A New Study Has the Answer

Taking a drag from a sleek USB may feel cleaner than doing so from a tar-laden cigarette, but it turns out, e-cigarettes are also pretty damn dangerous.  A new study published Tuesday in the journal Radiology found that inhaling e-cigarette vapor has an immediate, negative impact on the vascular system, aka the arteries and veins that carry blood throughout your body. What's more, […]

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E-cigarettes used in 5 percent of U.S. homes with kids

(HealthDay)—As e-cigarettes gain fans, children may be losing out. New research suggests that vaping parents expose children to secondhand fumes that may be as harmful as tobacco smoke. Nearly 5% of U.S. adults living with children use e-cigarettes, according to the study. And many of those kids have asthma. “Although e-cigarette aerosols are commonly perceived […]

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US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online. The new guidelines, first proposed in November, are the latest government effort to reverse what health officials call an epidemic of underage vaping. E-cigarettes […]

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E-Cigarettes Really Are A Major Threat To Your Health

E-cigarettes have needed some serious myth-busting for a while. Since they hit the market in 2007, people have mistakenly believed they’re not so bad for you, and they’re frequently touted as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes. But new research from the American College of Cardiology found that adults who vape are much more likely […]