E-cigarettes may help smokers quit after all
With the rising popularity of e-cigarettes, the debate over whether these devices are a legitimate aid to smoking cessation -- or just another way for people to get hooked on nicotine -- has raged in recent years. Now, a new study suggesting that e-cigarettes may, indeed, help smokers stub out
Can I pack this in my carry-on bag? What’s OK and not OK at security
You’ve probably heard about weird things people have tried to get through airline security over the years. I’ve mentioned some in this column, like the fellow who tried to go through a Miami checkpoint with live snakes in his pants or the guy in upstate New York with the gassed-up chainsaw in his
Man Suffers 3rd-Degree Burns After E-Cigarette Explodes
A California man's electronic cigarette exploded in his pants pocket Wednesday while he was riding a city bus, and paramedics rushed to him to a hospital with third-degree burns, according to officials.
Man Suffers 3rd-Degree Burns After E-Cigarette Explodes in His Pocket While Riding Bus
A California man's electronic cigarette exploded in his pant pocket Wednesday while riding a city bus, prompting paramedics to rush to him to a hospital with third-degree burns, according to officials. A 53-year-old man told firefighters, who arrived on the scene in downtown Fresno, that an
San Diego Police Release Video of Alfred Olango Shooting
Police fired on him after they say he assumed a shooting stance, they have now admitted that Olango was unarmed.
Hundreds Gather in 2nd Night of Protests After Police Shooting in California
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered for a second night at the scene of a fatal police shooting in El Cajon, California on Wednesday.
Teens Who Vape May Be More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes Later, Study Finds
Even though rates of teen smoking are on the decline, a new study find that teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to light up their first traditional cigarette. The link was found to be even stronger for teens who never intended to smoke cigarettes, according to the study published today in
E-Cigarette Related Calls to Poison Control Centers Skyrocket for Children, Study Finds
The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has had an unintended consequence, with more young children swallowing or being exposed to the liquid nicotine that can be contained within the devices, according to a new study. Exposures among children under the age of 6 increased dramatically from January
FDA Issues New Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing, ingredient labeling and not selling the product to those under the age of 18, the agency announced today. The FDA announced a plan to regulate e-cigarettes two years