Teens who "vape," or use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to start smoking regular cigarettes than teens who have never tried e-cigarettes, according to a new study.
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.
Some electronic cigarette companies say that the products help people quit smoking, but the evidence to back up this claim is lacking, a new study finds.
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that e-cigarettes might put adolescents at risk for taking up traditional cigarettes. Teen use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing.
Oxford Dictionaries announced today that "vape" is its word of 2014, chosen over other buzzwords, including "normcore," "bae" and "budtender."
Depending on whom you ask, e-cigarettes are either a great tool to get people to quit smoking or another way to get people hooked on nicotine.
The American Heart Association issued a new policy recommendation that calls for tougher regulation of the access, marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Smoking an electronic cigarette may come with unforeseen risks, such as exploding charging devices and accidental poisonings from nicotine exposure.
While vaporizing marijuana may be less irritating to the lungs, inhaling vapor from extracts or tinctures could create stronger withdrawal effects, researchers say.
Nicotine inhalers, which are devices similar to electronic cigarettes, have existed for years, but they were just not cool enough to catch on, researchers say.
E-cigarettes are touted as being safer than regular cigarettes, but can these devices actually help people quit smoking? Here's a look at the truth behind some claims about e-cigarettes.
Researchers found a steady and rapid increase in the number of calls to poison control centers about e-cigarettes and the liquid nicotine used in them, according to the report.
Although electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been marketing as a way to help people quit smoking, a new study finds no evidence to support this claim.
Although e-cigarettes have been marketed as a way to help people quit smoking, a new study finds that teens who use the products often smoke regular cigarettes as well.
E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, pitched by the industry as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, but they're just as addictive and harmful in other ways, studies show.
Unconventional smoking products such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs are becoming more popular among U.S. teens, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.