Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > Other forms of tobacco use Other forms of tobacco use All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News New generation e-cigarettes contain more cancer-causing formaldehyde than regular cigarettes E-cigarette vapour can contain cancer-causing formaldehyde at levels up to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes and when users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well. 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 Link between e-cigarettes and respiratory infections The vapour from e-cigarettes has been found to trigger a strong immune response in epithelial cells in human lungs. UN report on e-cigarettes an overreaction? A UN report on e-cigarettes may have exaggerated their health risk and underplayed their role as a safe alternative to tobacco. Hubbly bubblies make you sick “Smoking a hubb” (hubbly bubbly / hookah) has become hugely fashionable among young people, and is thought of as a convivial, harmless activity. Time to burst that bubble. Cigars and pipe tobacco Some cigarette smokers switch to pipes or cigars in the belief that this is a less dangerous form of smoking. But pipe and cigar smokers are also at increased risk. Smokeless tobacco dangerous too Don't be fooled: smokeless tobacco also contains harmful chemicals. “ Latest comment on Health24 Richard Cypher says... They were ANC members in good standing. Different set of rules. Derby-Lewis: How does medical parole work? ” Are cigars safer than cigarettes? Love puffing on a cigar? Be warned: this form of tobacco is no safer than cigarettes. Say so long to spit tobacco Smokers have no doubt been barraged with warnings about the dangers of their bad habit, but those who use smokeless tobacco might also want to heed the health cautions. Tobacco giant pushes snus Pronounced 'snoose', it sounds like what you do when you have flu, but in fact it's yet another tobacco product British American Tobacco South Africa wants us to try. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.