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Vaping and Your DNA: What You Need to Know

And How You Could Help Science! Critics of vaping often point out that “we don’t have enough long-term studies” to really know how much risk vaping poses to users. While the Royal College of Physicians and Public Health England have famously estimated that vaping isn’t likely to pose more than 5% of the risk of […]

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14 Common Objections to Vaping And Why They’re Wrong

An Interview with Karen House – Leicester City Stop Smoking Service Listening to Louise Ross from the Leicester City Stop Smoking Service last year I was astonished by some of the reasons smokers are continuing to smoke. For example, some people are still smoking because they fear popcorn lung (very rare, and zero established cases […]

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Scientists Criticise US Surgeon General's Attitude towards E-Cigs.

Scientists Slam US Surgeon General’s Attitude Towards E-Cigarettes

If you’ve heard of the US surgeon generals report on e-cigarettes, you’re probably aware that it is far from positive. The report: painted a picture of an e-cigarette epidemic amongst youth smokers ignored rapidly falling smoking rates amongst youth since e-cigs became popular used data from smoking studies to reach conclusions on nicotine in vapour […]

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Polosa interview on the effect of vaping on blood pressure and asthma.

E-Cigs Reversing Harm From Smoking? Interview with Professor Polosa.

Harm reduction. That’s been the key argument for switching from cigarettes to vaping. But what if vaping didn’t just to lead to harm reduction but harm reversal? Professor Polosa has been studying the effect vaping has on patients with blood pressure and asthma, and kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions. What is it […]

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Ecigs, Water Vapour and The Lungs: Should You Be Concerned?

Could water vapour from e-cigs collect in your lungs, and become a breeding ground for germs? That’s the advice some health professionals are giving. And because of this, some smokers are still smoking, despite the fact Public Health England believes e-cigs are at least 95% safer than smoking. Here’s a recent email I received: Hi, James […]

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Can E-Cigarettes Cause Lipoid Pneumonia?

– Source: Yahoo News There are 2.5 million vapers in the UK. An estimated 30 million people have vaped in America, and there are many millions more around the world. Two of them have experienced a case of lipoid pneumonia. Both were former smokers. Despite the numbers, some now believe e-cigarettes can cause lipoid pneumonia. As we […]

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Interview Louise Ross E-cigarettes & NHS

How One NHS Clinic Is Using E-Cigarettes to Help Smokers

While at the E-Cigarette Summit this year (if you haven’t read our write up, do check it out here – there are some great quotes) I heard Louise Ross speak. Louise is the manager for Leicester’s Stop Smoking Service, the first stop smoking service in the UK to become ‘e-cig friendly’. She gave a great talk, […]

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