Tag: e-cigarettes

Not your father’s tobacco: A scientist’s perspective on health risks of...

What would you guess is the average age when someone starts smoking? Perhaps early 20s? Maybe even 16? “The average chronic smoker begins smoking at 13.7...

UofL e-cigarette research shows harm to health

University of Louisville researchers are studying the effects of electronic cigarettes and hookahs on cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular researcher Daniel Conklin is leading this study....

UofL part of $17.98 million grant to continue tobacco research The...

Building upon the success of the past five years, the American Heart Association, in partnership with the University of Louisville, has received a nearly...

UofL research: Flavors in e-cigarettes could cause adverse health effects

  E-cigarettes come in all kinds of flavors, like mango, cotton candy or creme brûlée.  But a new study from Boston University and the University of...

Participants sought by UofL for research in e-cigarette flavors

Non-smokers aged 18 to 40 are sought for a research trial at the University of Louisville examining how flavors added to tobacco may lead to...