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Researchers Study Vapers' Brains to Learn About Smoking Addiction

By Victoria Kim

Unlike traditional cigarettes, vaping has allowed researchers to study the "behavioral and sensory repertoire" of smoking with every puff. MORE  

Could an MRI 'See' If You Will Become a Habitual Smoker?

By Paul Gaita

Researchers in Australia will follow nicotine users over the next five years to determine whether or not people are fated to become smokers. MORE  

Federal Regulation On E-Cigs Could Save Thousands of Lives, Expert Claims

By Victoria Kim

Despite being a multi-billion dollar business, electronic cigarettes have managed to avoid federal oversight. MORE  

Loose E-Cig Laws Could Mean Fewer Restrictions Later On

By Brent McCluskey

A hodgepodge of state laws could hamper the FDA from enacting federal regulations. MORE  

WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

By Paul Gaita

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful. MORE  

E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

By Victoria Kim

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease. MORE  

Tobacco Plants Are Key in Containing Ebola Outbreak

By Victoria Kim

A new, experimental plant-based treatment has saved the lives of five infected patients, including two Americans. MORE  

Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

By Bryan Le

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco. MORE  

Despite Overall Decline, U.S. Smokers Still Number 40 Million

By Bryan Le

Smoking has fallen by 50% since a half century ago, but the habit still persists among 20% of our population. MORE  

Study Finds Near-Bulletproof Quit Smoking Method

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found what they believe could be the most effective quit-smoking method yet. MORE  

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