The number of cases seen in such a short period is concerning, officials say.
People vape, or smoke electronic cigarettes, for various reasons, including to quit smoking regular cigarettes and even to boost their social image. Live Science keeps you up to date on all the research findings linked to vaping, answering questions about why people vape, how vaping affects the body and more.
A teenage boy was seriously injured when an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth, according to a new report of the case.
A new study has found a link between e-cigarette use and an increased risk of stroke and heart attacks.
17 willing participants got very, very high for science — and they found vaping weed is way stronger than smoking it.
With names like "Banana Pudding," "Blueberry Cinnamon-Streusel Muffin" and "Butter Crunch," the flavoring ingredients in electronic cigarettes sound not only harmless but immensely appealing.
A new tobacco device, known as IQOS, could soon be sold in the U.S. But is it safer than a regular cigarette? An FDA panel has weighed in.
U.S. officials remain concerned about teen marijuana use — which increased in the past year — and vaping, which is common, according to a new survey.
Switching to e-cigarettes won't solve all the health problems smokers face, but how do they stack up compared to regular cigarettes?
The reasons people use e-cigarettes are shifting, with fewer using them as a way to quit smoking, and more using them as to a way to boost their social image, a new study finds.
A new study finds that certain markers for heart disease risk are higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers.
A 6-year-old girl experienced severe nicotine poisoning after her parents accidentally gave her liquid nicotine instead of a pain reliever.
Injuries from exploding e-cigarettes appear to be on the rise, according to a new analysis from a Seattle hospital.
"Cannavaping" — using e-cigarettes for vaping cannabis — may be a better way to use medical marijuana, according to a small, early study.
An e-cig explosion left a man with a gaping hole in his tongue — but it's far from the first injury caused by a vaping explosion.
With the recent increase in e-ciggs' popularity, evidence is beginning to emerge on what they do to people's health.
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