Do e-cigarettes really help people cut back on smoking? That's a good question, and the jury is still out.
Are e-cigarettes good or bad for you? Scientists have found that these devices appear to increase the virulence of drug-resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these bacteria.
A new study reveals that people attempting to quit smoking without professional help are about 60 percent more likely to succeed if they use e-cigarettes than if they use willpower alone, or over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies.
Could e-cigarettes help you quit smoking? That's apparently not the case, despite what the industry claims. Scientists have discovered that claims about the devices are unsupported by the evidence to date.
It turns out that e-cigarettes are sought by those with mental health disorders.
You would think that new, creative ways to convince people to give up smoking cigarettes would be praised. However, electronic cigarette use has been viewed as an "aggravating" habit rather than a beneficial one.
It turns out that e-cigarettes may be worrying parents quite a bit. Adults nationwide are concerned about the use of these devices by children and teens; in fact, 44 percent indicate worries that e-cigarettes will encourage kids to use tobacco products.