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

In this episode Shawn from http://www.zeecigs.com/ 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

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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: http://youtu.be/fAPoMjHMFHI)

The Risk Bites Team:
Andrew Maynard
David Faulkner
Alyssa Berry

Risk Bites is supported by:
University of Michigan School of Public Health. http://www.sph.umich.edu/
University of Michigan Risk Science Center. http://umriskcenter.org

Backing track: Based on Blue and Green by Rimsky. http://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty_free_music/songs/blue-and-green

FURTHER INFORMATION AND READING

GENERAL

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_cigarette

A Harmful Cigarette: MTSG, March 19 2013. http://www.mindthesciencegap.org/2013/03/19/a-harmless-cigarette/

e-Cigarettes. JAMA, January 8 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2013.279164

REGULATION AND HEALTH IMPACTS

FDA web page on electronic cigarettes: http://www.fda.gov/newsevents/publichealthfocus/ucm172906.htm

Proposed new regulations from FDA:

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm394667.htm

FDA Evaluation of E-Cigarettes (May 4 2009). http://www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/scienceresearch/ucm173250.pdf

WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Expert Q&A With the CDC. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20131112/e-cigarettes-cdc

WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact. Jan 3 2014. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20140103/e-cigarettes-separating-fiction-from-fact

Washinton Post (March 24 2014) Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking? New study raises doubts http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/03/24/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. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6235a6.htm?s_cid=mm6235a6_w

Secondary Exposure to E-cigarette Emission Might be Harmful to Health. FDA Advisory No. 2013-015. June 26 2013. http://www.fda.gov.ph/advisories/food/80233-fda-advisory-no-2013-015

Secondhand vapor from e-cigarettes contains nicotine but not other toxins: study. Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/03/us-e-cigarette-idUSBREA020K820140103

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 http://dx.doi.org/1 0.1371/journal.pone.0057987

Nicotine Side Effects. Drugs.com. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nicotine-side-effects.html

How Toxic is Nicotine? Think Big October 18 2013. http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/nicotine-is-not-as-toxic-as-we-think

Evaluating the harm caused by nicotine products. Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs. http://drugscience.org.uk/external-resources/nicotine-mcda-briefing/

REGULATION

New York Times (April 24 2014) F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/health/fda-will-propose-new-regulations-for-e-cigarettes.html?_r=0

Regulations expected soon on e-cigarettes. Sacramento Bee, January 10 2014. http://www.sacbee.com/2014/01/10/6062228/regulations-expected-soon-on-e.html

Awaiting FDA, states pursue their own e-cigarette rules. Washington Post, October 19 2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2013/10/29/awaiting-fda-states-pursue-their-own-e-cigarette-rules/

The E-Cigarette Industry, Waiting to Exhale. New York Times, October 26 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/business/the-e-cigarette-industry-waiting-to-exhale.html

In One Of His Last Acts As Mayor Of New York City, Michael Bloomberg Bans E-Cigarettes In Public. Business Insider December 31 2013. http://www.businessinsider.com/new-york-city-e-cigarette-ban-2013-12

VAPING AND MARIJUANA

Cannabis Drug Info, Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs: http://drugscience.org.uk/drugs-info/cannabis/

E-cigarettes packed with marijuana oil set to boom in Colorado. NY Daily News January 6 2014. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/pot-boom-e-cigs-sales-set-soar-colo-article-1.1567304

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