Scientific Research on Electronic Cigarettes

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Scientific Research on Electronic Cigarettes

According to a recent and very interesting article on Scientific Research on Electronic Cigarettes from the Scientific American, nearly 70 percent of smokers want to quit, but despite the deadly consequences and the fact that many implement treatments, the vast majority of them fail.

A reason for the limited success of nicotine treatments may be that they do not address a crucial aspect of cigarette use: the cues that prompt smoking. Electronic cigarettes have as a result become a popular alternative to lighting up for those seeking to quit. E-cig users inhale doses of vaporized nicotine from battery-powered devices that look like cigarettes. Carcinogen levels in e-cig vapor are about one thousandth that of cigarette smoke, according to a 2010 study in the Journal of Public Health Policy.

Read the full article from the Scientific American on Scientific Research on Electronic Cigarettes.

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