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TOBACCO SMOKERS COULD GAIN 86 MILLION YEARS OF LIFE IF THEY SWITCH TO VAPING, STUDY FINDS

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In all, cigarette s
Georgetown University Medical Center
added Oct 5, 2017 22:06
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VIDEO: VAPING IS BETTER THAN SMOKING, AND COULD SAVE TOBACCO USERS’ LIVES, STUDY FINDS

The best way for smokers to cut their risk of early death is to quit smoking, but new research indicates that if that fails, switching from cigarettes to e-cigarettes could be a solid plan B. The study found that tobacco users who turn to vaping generall
Newsweek
added Oct 5, 2017 22:04
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Vaping is better for you than smoking cigarettes says new study

“Old policies need to be supplemented with policies that encourage substituting e-cigarettes for the far more deadly cigarettes,” ...So get out that vape machine, stock up on vape oil and go out and get some vape friends...Or, you know, just quit cold tur
Salon Magazine
added Oct 5, 2017 20:45
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[Australia] Top doctor calls for total ban on cigarettes, switch to e-cigarettes

A leading Australian health researcher has called for a total ban on cigarettes as a new study finds millions of deaths could be prevented if smokers switched to electronic cigarettes. Menzies School of Health researcher Dr Marita Hefler says the rapid
The Age (au)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:15
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Experts Plead With Medical Council To Cut Through The Smoke Surrounding E-Cigarettes

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is being urged to conduct a thorough review of the latest science surrounding e-cigarettes, with evidence suggesting they could save half a million Australian smokers from tobacco related deaths.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:11
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ABASSI: Case For E-Cigs Continues To Strengthen

As a physician, I can unequivocally say that about 70 percent of the illnesses I have encountered has been either directly or indirectly related to cigarette smoking. It is without a doubt an awful habit, and one whose psychological grip on the user is
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:07
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Study finds vaping could be a lifesaver

Researchers say it could save millions of lives, but only if cigarette smokers make the switch
Consumer Affairs
added Oct 5, 2017 13:04
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Should People Who Can't Quit Smoking Switch to E-Cigarettes?

Switching to e-cigarettes won't solve all the health problems smokers face. For example, e-cigarettes are still addictive, and studies suggest that they may be bad for heart health. But compared with traditional tobacco cigarettes — which, in addition to
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:49
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Study finds switching to e-cigs could save up to 6.6 million lives

As has been the case in most studies reviewing a potential reduced-risk for e-cigs, what these results signify depend on where individuals fall on the anti-tobacco, anti-smoking spectrum. Some anti-tobacco advocacy groups and Democratic congressional le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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