The 411 on Electronic Cigarettes

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  • How They Are Made
  • The Health Hype
  • Are They Really Healthier?
  • What About Secondhand Vapor?
  • The Rise of Electronic Cigarettes
  • Kids and E-Cigs
  • African-Americans and Smoking Rates
  • A Generation of Users
  • The Cancer Stick
  • Menthol and You
  • Smoking and Racial Health Disparities
  • Banned Overseas
  • Smoking Up
  • What Are E-Cigs?

Are They Really Healthier?

Smoking e-cigs do not guarantee lower nicotine consumption. Users can choose cartridges containing nicotine in a range of strengths. The effects of inhaling pure nicotine has yet to be adequately studied, and the Food and Drug Administration is concerned that e-cigs may still be a health hazard. (Photo: dpa/Landov)

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