Articles with tag: Vaping
On August 30, the Centers for Disease Control issued a warning that
“bootleg and street cannabis and e-cigarette products” along with modified vaping devices could be the source of an “epidemic” of a vaping-related mystery illness.
It was this question that Brian MacMahon - the legendary Harvard epidemiologist - once posed to his audience in an effort to trigger them and make them contemplate about the problem.
Sadly, the biggest weight of this implicit criticism would be applied on the shoulders of Greeks, since according to WHO’s report: The Greek Tobacco Epidemics, they managed to slip from the top to the middle of the life expectancy ranking, largely on account of their persistently poor smoking habits.
Smoking is never good for your health. In fact, it can also affect the health of your family and all the people around you through second-hand smoke. To avoid the risks of cigarette smoking, switching to electronic cigarettes is a great option instead of totally banning nicotine out of your system.
Recent studies have associated e-cigarette use with a higher risk of having a heart attack and developing coronary artery disease. However, in line with what many harm reduction researchers have already pointed out, a new study has indicated that in fact there is no association between vaping and cardiovascular disease amongst never smokers.
Many wonder what the main differences are between electronic cigarettes and analogue cigarettes.
Electronic cigarettes do not contain the thousands of chemical-toxic substances in tobacco which is found in traditional cigarettes. A normal cigarette contains many chemicals such as Benzene, Formaldehyde, Ammonia, Acetone, Arsenic, Hydrogen Cyanide and many more. An analogue contains just over 4000 other chemicals to be exact.