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Are Electronic Cigarettes a.k.a. E-Cigs Dangerous to Non-smoking Bystanders?

Electronic Cigarettes

In a recent article published in the journal Indoor Air about the safety issues of smoking electronic cigarettes, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI in Braunschweig have put electronic cigarettes, also known as E-cigs, to the test by analyzing the emissions of electronic cigarettes on volunteers in an 8-cubic-meter test chamber.

Sudden smoking cessation could be symptom for lung cancer

Smoking cessation

A new investigation by researchers suggests spontaneous smoking cessation could be a symptom of lung cancer. In an interview of 115 patients from the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center who were diagnosed with the disease, researchers found 48 percent stopped smoking with no effort before being diagnosed and prior to experiencing symptoms.

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