CDC reports rise in e- cigarette poisoning cases
A new report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that poisoning cases related to e-cigarettes are on the rise.
According to the report, there has been an alarming increase in the number of phone calls made to U.S. poison control centers about e-cigarette liquids, CBS News reported.
The report said that in September 2010, there was an average of one electronic cigarette-related phone call made per month compared to approximately 215 calls per month.
The researchers also found that e-cigarette phone calls were more likely to include reports of adverse effects such nausea, vomiting and eye irritation.
The study was published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
(Posted on 04-04-2014)