Exploding Batteries Injure Some Smokers
Unregulated E-Cigarettes Mask Hidden Dangers
The new year often brings new beginnings. Resolutions to lose weight, save more money or finally start that big home improvement project may be high on your list.
Many of us will also resolve to quit smoking, and some will turn to e-cigarettes as a way to stop gradually. But do they deliver as promised? Before you use e-cigarettes as a way to lower your tobacco use or stop smoking, You Should Know about the hidden dangers associated with this increasingly popular product.
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Seventy-five percent of people who use e-cigarettes practice dual use by also smoking traditional cigarettes instead of using them as a way to stop smoking. View video.
A recent Harvard study shows the presence of harmful chemicals in many e-cigarette flavors. View video.
The FAA has issued a warning that the lithium-ion batteries found in e-cigarettes can pose a fire hazard in cargo holds of airplanes. View video.