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    1. Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study by British researchers suggests that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking. The study found that people who wanted to quit smoking were about 60 percent more likely to succeed if they used e-cigarettes co

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    2. E-Cigarette Vapor's Potentially Harmful Particles

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they initially seemed. New research suggests that e-cigarette vapor produces tiny particles that users suck deep into their lungs, potentially causing or worsening respiratory dise

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    3. Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small number of young parents are using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), while a wide majority of young adults believe e-cigarettes are less hazardous than regular cigarettes, according to a new survey. There's a grea

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    4. FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry. The new rules, made public Thursday, would give the FDA the authority to regulate e

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    5. Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of calls to poison control centers for nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes has risen dramatically in recent years, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Calls related to poisoning from the liquid nicotin

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    6. Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according

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    7. Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Coffee's full taste might be lost on smokers and former smokers, a new study suggests. Researchers in France found that smokers and former smokers were less able to detect bitter tastes than nonsmokers. They theorized t

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    8. E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to some advertising claims, electronic cigarettes don't help people quit or cut down on smoking, a new study says. Users of e-cigarettes inhale vaporized nicotine but not tobacco smoke. The unregulated devices

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    9. Nicotine 'E-Liquids' a Health Threat: Experts

      March 25, 2014 -- A potent, liquid form of nicotine poses a serious and potentially deadly threat, but is sold legally in stores across the United States and online. The so-called "e-liquids" -- which are the key ingredients in e-cigarettes -- are extracted from tobacco and enhanced with flavorings,

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    10. E-Cigarettes: What the Research Shows

      March 26, 2014 -- Teens usually start smoking cigarettes to be cool or rebellious, or because their friends are doing it. These days, though, the cigarettes they smoke are more and more of the electronic variety -- not tobacco. The number of middle school and high school students who'd tried the can

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