BIDMC pulmonologist Sean Levy, MD, shares what you need to know about vaping.Read more
As the American Cancer Society prepares to help smokers kick the habit during tomorrow’s Great American Smokeout, Cedars-Sinai is offering tips for quitting smoking, whether you are hooked on tobacco or vaping.Read more
With the nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries, now is the time to learn the facts about e-cigarette use among kids and young adults.Read more
A new study finds that e-cigarette vapor weakens the mobility and function of immune cells designed to fight infection. This reduced ability may increase the risk of bacterial illnesses in people who vape. The research is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Cell Physiology.Read more
A new study from researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that electronic nicotine delivery systems, including devices such as e-cigarettes, may be just as harmful to the heart, if not more, than traditional cigarettes. Downloadable video is available.Read more
E-cigarettes — especially flavored vaping products — are becoming more popular among teens.
Vaping can cause serious health issues in teens, including e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI), and impaired brain development. Vaping can also put teens at an increased risk of developing other addictions too.
Parents can talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping in a non-judgmental way. Pediatricians can also help by providing parents and teens with information and resources.Read more
Toxicological Sciences continues to deliver cutting-edge research in toxicology in the November 2019 issue. This issue features research on computational toxicology and databases, developmental and reproductive toxicology, and more.Read more
CFR In Brief by Claire Felter. An outbreak of a lung illness linked to vaping is raising the pressure on countries to rein in the booming e-cigarette industry.Read more