Vaping safety and health risks - the basics

What are the potential health risks of vaping? Please check the Further Information below for links to more information and resources on vaping and e-cigs. And don't forget to join the conversation in the comments. The Risk Bites Team: Andrew Maynard David Faulkner Alyssa Berry Risk Bites is supported by the Arizona State University Risk Innovation Lab and School for the Future of Innovation in Society Backing track: Based on Blue and Green by Rimsky. FURTHER INFORMATION AND READING GENERAL Wikipedia: A Harmful Cigarette: MTSG, March 19 2013. e-Cigarettes. JAMA, January 8 2014. REGULATION AND HEALTH IMPACTS FDA web page on electronic cigarettes: Proposed new regulations from FDA: FDA Evaluation of E-Cigarettes (May 4 2009). WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Expert Q&A With the CDC. WebMD: E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact. Jan 3 2014. Washinton Post (March 24 2014) Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking? New study raises doubts Notes from the Field: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students - United States, 2011--2012. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Secondary Exposure to E-cigarette Emission Might be Harmful to Health. FDA Advisory No. 2013-015. June 26 2013. Secondhand vapor from e-cigarettes contains nicotine but not other toxins: study. Reuters. Metal and Silicate Particles Including Nanoparticles Are Present in Electronic Cigarette Cartomizer Fluid and Aerosol. Williams et al. PloS One March 20 2013. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057987 0.1371/journal.pone.0057987 Nicotine Side Effects. How Toxic is Nicotine? Think Big October 18 2013. Evaluating the harm caused by nicotine products. Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs. REGULATION New York Times (April 24 2014) F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes Regulations expected soon on e-cigarettes. Sacramento Bee, January 10 2014. Awaiting FDA, states pursue their own e-cigarette rules. Washington Post, October 19 2013. The E-Cigarette Industry, Waiting to Exhale. New York Times, October 26 2013. In One Of His Last Acts As Mayor Of New York City, Michael Bloomberg Bans E-Cigarettes In Public. Business Insider December 31 2013. Risk Bites is your guide to making sense of risk. We cover everything from understanding and balancing the risks and benefits of everyday products, to health science more broadly, to the potential impacts of emerging technologies, to making sense of risk perception. If you enjoy our videos, please subscribe, and spread the word! Click here to see more videos:

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