Physicians Divided on Recommending E-Cigarettes for Quitting

August 14th, 2014

Two thirds of physicians (67%) say e-cigarettes can help patients stop smoking, and 36% recommend them to their patients, according to a study published online July 29 in PloS One.

The recommendations come despite lack of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation tool and in light of studies that downplay their effectiveness in helping people quit.

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