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E-cigarette awareness is on the rise – The Clinical Advisor

Quick Clicks E-cig bill gains traction in House “The chemicals that they put in to help us absorb it rapidly into the bloodstream are often very pro-inflammatory and it’s that inflammatory response that contributes to chronic diseases,” said Dr. Daniel Neides, who did not take part in the study but is a smoking cessation expert at Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute. AAP researchers surveyed more than 3,200 people. Results show 81% said e-cigarettes might be less harmful than cigarettes to people around them. 76% consider e-cigarettes to be more acceptable to non-tobacco users and 72% thought they can use electronic cigarettes in places where smoking is not allowed.

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are increasingly advertised as replacements for regular cigarettes or cessation aids for smokers, wrote Andy S.L. Tan, MBBS, MPH, PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and colleagues. Their findings were published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
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