How Dangerous Is Vaping? E-Cigarette Users ‘Should Worry’ About Lung Illnesses, Says Expert

Image zoom  With medical authorities investigating 450 reported cases of severe lung illnesses — and at least five deaths — linked to vaping, the safety of e-cigarettes is in question among the 108 million adult and 3.6 million teen users nationwide.  Former e-cigarette users and their families have shared harrowing stories of severe respiratory problems […]

CDC Survey Says Teen E-Cigarette Use Doubled

(Image source: Flickr / planetc1)BY CHRISTIAN BRYANTA new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more young peopleare using electronic cigarettes, reporting numbers doubled between 2011 and 2012.The National Youth Tobacco Survey released by the CDC Thursday found high school studentswho reported using e-cigarettes rose from 4.7 percent in 2011 to 10 […]

Gov. Cuomo announces ban on flavored e-cigarettes in New York

>>NAMES LIKE BUBBLEGUM, COTTON CANDY. THESE ARE OBVIOUSLY TARGETED TO YOUNG PEOPLE. WE WOULD BAN ALL FLAVORS, BESIDES TOBACCO AND MENTHOL.>>Bill: DECLARING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, MOVING TO BAN THE SALE OF FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES. WE HAVE BEEN ON THE STORY FOR WEEKS. BACK WITH US NOW. GOOD MORNING TO YOU.>>THE NEWS HERE IS THAT THE […]

Azar: Obama admin allowed e-cigarettes to go unregulated

MEETING MADURO?>>I DON’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT THAT. REPORTER: MR. PRESIDENT, ABOUT YOUR ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY, ARE THERE CONCERNS THAT THE COMPANIES MAKING THE PRODUCTS WILL BE UNFAIRLY BY TAKING THESE PRODUCTS OFF THE MARKET?>>THEY HAVE BECOME VERY RICH COMPANIES VERY FAST AND THE WHOLE THING WITH VAPING IS — IT’S BEEN VERY PROFITABLE AND I […]

FDA Investigates Possible Seizures Related To Vaping

NOW TO A CBS 4 NEWS HEALTH ALERT, THE FDA IS INVESTIGATING 127 REPORTS OF PEOPLE HAVING SEE SURES POSSIBLY RELATED TO VAPING. THE REPORTS INCLUDE CASES OF E CIGARETTE USERS FAINTING AND HAVING TREMORS.

Your Healthy Family: Why you should quit smoking

FAMILY… WE’RE CONTINUING WITH NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS… WITH ANOTHER COMMON ONE FOR MANY PEOPLE… SMOKING… AND WHILE THE CDC SAYS SMOKING RATES IN OUR COUNTRY ARE ON THE DECLINE… WHEN SOMEONE DOES DECIDED TO QUIT…IT CAN BE A REAL CHALLENGE… AND SMOKING REMAINS THE LEADING CAUSE OF PREVENTABLE DISEASE AND DEATH IN THE U-S… ACCOUNTING […]

Breastfeeding & Lap Band Hypnosis

Get gastric bypass surgery in your mind, and start to melt off the pounds. Have our writers gone insane or can Lap Band Hypnosis be a real option for you? I’m Kimberly Walleston, with a spotlight focus for InsidersHealth News. Think yourself down a few sizes. It’s as simple as that. Okay, there’s more that […]

Quitting Smoking Could Improve Heart Health Sooner

Kicking that smoking habit could start improving your heart health a lot sooner than previouslythought, according to a new study.Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that, once a smoker quitsfor good, it may take only about eight years for their risk of heart disease to drop tothe level of a non-smoker. (Via […]

102-Year-Old Woman Finally Quits Smoking

(Image source: Lancashire Evening Post)BY CHRISTINA HARTMAN ANCHOR LOGAN TITTLENow here’s a talker for you. Know a smoker that just can’t quit?Introduce ‘em to UK woman Clara Cowell, who The Lancashire Evening Post reports justturned 102 years old and FINALLY kicked the habit.She started in 1931, so if her dropping the decades, DECADES-long affair with […]