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One of my extended family members is a former smoker. Nagging him to stop did little good. Warning him against its health dangers produced similarly poor results. He was addicted, and he appeared to like smoking, anyway. 

Then e-cigarettes came along. After giving them a try, he quit cigarettes for good. No nagging was necessary. He received the same kick from vaping minus all the nasty smoke that makes cigarettes so dangerous. His blunted sense of smell and taste returned to normal and breathing became easier. 

His story is not unique. Many former smokers credit e-cigarettes with changing their lives for the better. A study in the journal Tobacco Control concluded that...

SurgeonGenlNewsBasking in the afterglow of the 50th anniversary of the truly landmark first Surgeon General s report on smoking and health, the current bunch has selected this month to release what they seem to believe is an update on that Dr. Luther Terry opus: The Health Consequences of Smoking 50 Years of Progress. Ostensibly the work of Acting USSG Boris D. Lushniak, the actual text is still a work in progress, as anyone who attempts to download or view the document will find: not ready...