While the cigarette smoking rate in the U.S. has dropped significantly in the past 50 years, from 42% in 1965 to 14% in 2017, millions of Americans still smoke. The Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21 is an opportunity for those people to start the journey toward a smoke-free life. More health and medical news
When people smoke tobacco products, a myriad of chemicals are released into the air. It’s those chemicals, not the addictive nicotine, that pose a danger. Does vape smoke have similar effects as those who are around tobacco smoke? Dr. Taylor Hays says there isn’t any data on secondhand vape smoke, which is actually an aerosol.