Have a Healthy 2016

By: Rose Kulbok | Posted on: January 15, 2016 6:00 pm

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Unregulated E-Cigarettes Mask Hidden Dangers

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E-cigarette use among teens tripled from 2013 to 2014, alarming health officials.

The new year often brings new beginnings. Resolutions to lose weight, save more money or finally start that big home improvement project may be high on your list.

Many of us will also resolve to quit smoking, and some will turn to e-cigarettes as a way to stop gradually. But do they deliver as promised? Before you use e-cigarettes as a way to lower your tobacco use or stop smoking, You Should Know about the hidden dangers associated with this increasingly popular product.

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BY THE NUMBERS /
3x
Growth

Teenage use of e-cigarettes has tripled in recent years, making e-cigarettes more popular now among teens than traditional cigarettes. The CDC warns that nicotine use in teens can harm brain development.

500
Brands

There are over 500 different brands of e-cigarettes, with 7,700 flavors of nicotine liquid. None of these brands or liquids are regulated by the FDA.

25% 
Yearly

Sales in the U.S. e-cigarette industry will grow by a projected 25 percent per year through 2018 and may surpass traditional tobacco cigarette sales in 10 years.

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Seventy-five percent of people who use e-cigarettes practice dual use by also smoking traditional cigarettes instead of using them as a way to stop smoking. View video.

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A recent Harvard study shows the presence of harmful chemicals in many e-cigarette flavors. View video.

Office PartiesFAA Bans E-Cigarettes From Checked Baggage to Prevent Explosions

The FAA has issued a warning that the lithium-ion batteries found in e-cigarettes can pose a fire hazard in cargo holds of airplanes. View video.