Smoke Signals

The dangers of cigarettes and other tobacco products have had health professionals sending up smoke signals for years. Although smoking rates have declined, nearly 18 percent of people 18 and older in the U.S. still currently smoke, and nearly half a million Americans die every year from smoking-related disease. In fact, smoking is the leading…

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Why ‘Health’ Claims on Vaping & E-cigs Are a Dangerous Smoke Screen

A tremendous number of appealing new e-cigarette products are hitting the market. People assume (and have been told) they are healthier than regular cigarettes. Kids as young as 11 are vaping, saying, “Who wouldn’t want to try a vapor that tastes like caramel macchiato or cotton candy? What can be harmful in a liquid that…

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