5 Vaping Facts You Need to Know
If you have thought about trying to kick a smoking habit, you’re not alone. Nearly 7 of 10 smokers say they want to stop. Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health — smoking harms nearly every organ in your body, including your heart. Nearly one-third of deaths from heart disease are the result of smoking and secondhand smoke.
You might be tempted to turn to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, vape pens, and other vaping devices) as a way to ease the transition from traditional cigarettes to not smoking at all. But is smoking e-cigarettes (also called vaping) better for you than using tobacco products?
1: Vaping Is Less Harmful Than Smoking, but It’s Still Not Safe
2: Research Suggests Vaping Is Bad for Your Heart and Lungs
3: Electronic Cigarettes Are Just As Addictive As Traditional Ones
4: Electronic Cigarettes Aren’t the Best Smoking Cessation Tool
5: A New Generation Is Getting Hooked on Nicotine
There’s a strong link between smoking and cardiovascular disease and between smoking and cancer. But the sooner you quit, the quicker your body can rebound and repair itself. Talk to your doctor about what smoking cessation program or tools would be best for you.