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      Just one cigarette can harm DNA, Surgeon General says – USA Today

      Fox News Just one cigarette can harm DNA, Surgeon General saysUSA TodayBy Darron Cummings, AP By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Even brief exposure to tobacco smoke causes immediate harm to the body, damaging cells and inflaming tissue in ways that can lead to serious illness and death, according to the...
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      Could Wearable Computers Be as Harmful as Cigarettes?

      By Dr. Mercola In 2011, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), declared cell phones a Class B Carcinogen, meaning a “possible cancer-causing agent,” based on the available research. Yet, cell phones have become so intertwined with our daily lives that...
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      Secondhand Smoke from E-Cigarettes Contains Toxic Metals, Researchers Say

      By Dr. Mercola Conventional tobacco cigarettes contain thousands of toxic compounds, which are released – into your lungs and the surrounding air – with each puff. By now, most people are aware that standing nearby someone smoking a cigarette is not too much better than smoking one yourself, hence the...
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      E-Cigarettes More Toxic and Dangerous than Real Cigarettes

      The highly toxic liquid in e-cigarettes is responsible for a surge of child poisonings; just one teaspoon may be enough to kill your child. E-cigarettes may contain toxic agents manufacturers are reluctant to disclose, such as lead, benzene, toluene, and formaldehyde.
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      Poisonings from E-Cigarettes and Synthetic Pot Are Surging

      By Dr. Mercola The gradual demise of traditional cigarettes has sparked some new health concerns related to the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, as well as new “designer drugs” like synthetic cannabis. Designer drugs are synthetic analogs of illegal or prohibited drugs, devised to circumvent drug laws. The dangers of...
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      E-Cigarette Regulatory Talk Gets Hot

      The pressure to regulate e-cigarettes is growing. Currently there is little research on the health impact of e-cigarette ingredients. Now a powerful anti-smoking group is pressuring the FDA to begin studying the safety, ingredients and potential health impacts of electronic cigarettes. American Cancer Society The request is from the American...
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      Utah May Tax E-Cigarettes

      As E-cigarettes become more popular, it is inevitable that they will come under more scrutiny by all levels of government. A Utah lawmaker in Utah has introduced a bill that would tax e-cigs at the same rate as regular cigarettes. A move that is sure to spark controversy. The law,...
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      E-Cigarettes Tried by About 20% of Smokers

      According to a enters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report the use electronic cigarettes is growing rapidly. IN 20011, nearly 21 percent of adults who smoke tried electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes. This was up from about 10 percent in 2010. Increase Widespread E-cigarettes use increased among current...
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      FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes as Tobacco – CSP Daily News

      Telegraph.co.uk FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes as TobaccoCSP Daily NewsROCKVILLE, Md. — The US Food & Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) will be looking at e-cigarettes as tobacco products and not as drug delivery device, the agency reported yesterday. …FDA to regulate e-cigs as tobacco productsWinston-Salem JournalFDA To Treat...
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      E-Cigarettes: Questions and Answers

      This Article is Reprinted from the US Food and Drug Administration Q: What are electronic cigarettes? A: Electronic cigarettes are products designed to deliver nicotine or other substances to a user in the form of a vapor.  Typically, they are composed of a rechargeable, battery-operated heating element, a replaceable cartridge...
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      FDA Issues Warning to 5 E-cigarette Distributors

      In a continuing battle with the e-cigarette industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued warning letters to five electronic cigarette distributors. The warnings were issued for for various violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) including unsubstantiated claims and poor manufacturing practices. In a previous...
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      Surprise E-Cigarettes Dangerous

      FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that a laboratory analysis of electronic cigarette samples has found that they contain carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze. Electronic cigarettes, also called “e-cigarettes,” are battery-operated devices that generally contain cartridges filled with nicotine, flavor and other...