Chest X-Ray Electronic Cigarettes Before and After Smoking Health harmful

In this episode Shawn from reveals the results of his Chest x-ray comparison of a before and after snapshot. In this Episode we compare a chest x-ray before and after which is an interesting view. His volcano like smoking was heavy at two plus packs a day. Shawn Switched to Electronic Cigarettes in 2009.

This video is NOT promoting health of ecigs and you should not start ecigs unless you are a long time smoker. This video was added as it was mentioned as an idea in a previous e-cig video a few years ago.

Electronic cigarettes and health – the basics

As the debate over regulating electronic cigarettes heats up and FDA propose new regulations, Risk Bites provides a short primer on e-cigs and health.

Please check the Further Information below for links to more information and resources. And don’t forget to join the conversation in the comments.

(Based on Electronic Cigarettes. The good, the bad, and the … intriguing:

The Risk Bites Team:
Andrew Maynard
David Faulkner
Alyssa Berry

Risk Bites is supported by:
University of Michigan School of Public Health.
University of Michigan Risk Science Center.

Backing track: Based on Blue and Green by Rimsky.




A Harmful Cigarette: MTSG, March 19 2013.

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FDA web page on electronic cigarettes:

Proposed new regulations from FDA:

FDA Evaluation of E-Cigarettes (May 4 2009).

WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Expert Q&A With the CDC.

WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact. Jan 3 2014.

Washinton Post (March 24 2014) Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking? New study raises doubts

Notes from the Field: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2012. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Secondary Exposure to E-cigarette Emission Might be Harmful to Health. FDA Advisory No. 2013-015. June 26 2013.

Secondhand vapor from e-cigarettes contains nicotine but not other toxins: study. Reuters.

Metal and Silicate Particles Including Nanoparticles Are Present in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizer Fluid and Aerosol. Williams et al. PloS One March 20 2013. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057987 0.1371/journal.pone.0057987

Nicotine Side Effects.

How Toxic is Nicotine? Think Big October 18 2013.

Evaluating the harm caused by nicotine products. Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs.


New York Times (April 24 2014) F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

Regulations expected soon on e-cigarettes. Sacramento Bee, January 10 2014.

Awaiting FDA, states pursue their own e-cigarette rules. Washington Post, October 19 2013.

The E-Cigarette Industry, Waiting to Exhale. New York Times, October 26 2013.

In One Of His Last Acts As Mayor Of New York City, Michael Bloomberg Bans E-Cigarettes In Public. Business Insider December 31 2013.


Cannabis Drug Info, Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs:

E-cigarettes packed with marijuana oil set to boom in Colorado. NY Daily News January 6 2014.

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