E-Cigarette Use Does Not Up Quitting, Reduce Smoking

March 26, 2014 1:18 PM

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(HealthDay News) — Use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) does not increase the rate of smoking cessation or reduce cigarette consumption after one year, according to a study published online March 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Rachel A Grana, PhD, MPH, from the University of California in San Francisco, and colleagues conducted a longitudinal analysis using a national sample of current US smokers. The authors sought to examine the impact of e-cigarette use on smoking habits. Data were analyzed from 949 current smokers who...

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