Tag Archives: ECigarettes

Are E-Cigarettes More Effective Than NRT for Smoking Cessation?

February 15, 2019 Share this content: Throat or mouth irritation was reported more often in the e-cigarette group compared with the nicotine-replacement group. Refillable e-cigarettes demonstrate greater efficacy for smoking cessation than nicotine-replacement therapy when both products are accompanied by behavioral support. A 2-group, multicenter, pragmatic, individually randomized controlled trial was conducted at 3 stop-smoking… Read More »

Q&A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes

The term “electronic cigarette” refers to a battery-powered device that heats a tank or cartridge of liquid usually containing nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals, but not the cancer-causing tar found in tobacco cigarettes. Users inhale and exhale the vapor. The devices come in numerous shapes, including ones that look like pens, flash drives and hookahs.… Read More »