Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Way to Quit Smoking? Supporters Say They Appear to be Effective. Critics
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Jed E. Rose and Pamela Ling
Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Way to Quit Smoking? Supporters Say They Appear to be Effective. Critics Say There are Better and Safer Ways to Quit Smoking.
Wall Street Journal. April 11, 2016
Cigarette smoking has become significantly less popular in the U.S. over the past decade, but it remains a public-health scourge. Smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths every year in this country, or about one of every five deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An additional 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease, it says. Clearly more needs to be done to get Americans to quit smoking.