Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > News News All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News E-cigarette use rare in non-smokers A survey done in England suggests that the use of electronic cigarettes is not a gateway into smoking. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? The toxic truth behind smoking in cars with children Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene High levels of benzene are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after attending events where these pipes are used. E-cigarette use triples among high school kids The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students in the US has tripled over three years. 'Vaping' MRIs may offer clues on smoking addiction Functional MRI's of people while 'vaping' could analyse the effects of smoking on the brain, British scientists say. London considers ban on smoking in parks, squares A new report suggests that smoking should be banned in London's parks and other landmarks to discourage smoking. WHO: Ban indoor use of e-cigarettes Until studies prove that 'vaping' is harmless to bystanders, indoor use of electronic cigarettes should be banned, the World Health Organisation recommends. “ Latest comment on Health24 Dewald Deef Vorster says... So true, I use to get the flu a couple of times every year, since I started consuming lots of citrus and fresh garlic and chillies about seven years ago I haven't had the flu or... How Vitamin C boosts your immune system ” Two-pronged programme best for quitters A combination of counselling and medication greatly increases smokers' chances of quitting, according to new research. E-cigs may be a 'gateway' to harder drugs Electronic cigarettes may function as a 'gateway drug' that primes the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs. E-cigarettes may tempt non-smokers to start Non-smoking youths may be more tempted to smoke electronic cigarettes than conventional cigarettes, and are more likely to try regular cigarettes once they have tried e-cigarettes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.