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moral crusades | Disrupted Physician

I know, here I am cherry-picking articles of bias, however this is a legitimate question/area of discussion. How to hold public health practitioners accountable for spreading false information to bias their clients. Yes, clients. I haven’t felt like a patient since I moved here. I happen to live in one […]

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The war of FUD upon smokeless alternatives

The media campaign of misinformation to malign and kill off smokeless alternatives <<Note: I didn’t bother with citations, since everything I mention is either right on this site or within a simple search with the search engine of your choice>> [FUD: Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt] Since at least 2013, a […]

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Dependence levels in users of ecigs, nicotine gums- PubMed – NCBI

ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To assess dependence levels in users of e-cigarettes, and compare them with dependence levels in users of nicotine gums and tobacco cigarettes. DESIGN: Self-reports from cross-sectional Internet and mail surveys. Comparisons of: (a) 766 daily users of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes with 30 daily users of nicotine-free e-cigarettes; (b) 911 […]

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The efficacy of PG as a germicide

[excerpt] Propylene glycol, the primary ingredient in the electronic cigarette cartridge, may be a powerful deterrent against pneumonia, influenza, and other respiratory diseases when vaporized and inhaled according to a study by Dr. Oswald Hope Robertson. Decades before the e cigarette was invented, a study was conducted by Dr. […]

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Home « Medical Organizations supporting Vaping and Electronic cigarettes

CALL FOR DOCTORS, HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND SCIENTISTS IN SUPPORT OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES. As physicians and health professionals we see everyday patients who are severely affected by tobacco smoking, many of whom will eventually die or have their health severely affected despite our help and advice. Tobacco smoking remains the […]

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A Lifestyle So Good, It’s Mandatory | National Review Online

By Kevin . Williamson [excerpt] The state public-health department says that this is justified by the presence of certain carcinogens — benzene, formaldehyde, nickel, and lead—in e-cigarette vapor. But by California’s own account, all of those chemicals are present in marijuana smoke, too, along with 29 other carcinogens. If that […]

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