ACAM, AAEM sign agreement to host joint meeting in Portland The American College for Advancement in Medicine and the American Academy of Environmental Medicine are excited to announce they have reached an agreement to host a joint conference and tradeshow, 16 – 20 November, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. The AAEM Plank of Directors are delighted with the chance to utilize ACAM to create an unforgettable meeting that ought to offer attendees with the exceptional chance to expand their horizons, stated De Fox, Executive Director for AAEM.In addition, it promotes ongoing nicotine dependence, stated Chitra Dinakar, MD, co-author, ACAAI Professor and fellow of Pediatrics, Kids's Mercy Hospitals. Because e-cigarettes are new fairly, there could be other long-term health complications that have yet to be discovered. Outcomes of long-term contact with such substances are unfamiliar. Due to the lack of production oversight, most customers don't understand what's in the e-smokes they buy. THE UNITED STATES Food and Drug Administration admits that the protection and efficacy of e-smokes hasn't been fully studied, and consumers have no way of knowing if e-cigarettes are safe and sound for his or her intended use. Organizations like ACAAI are advocating for enhanced regulation and scrutiny by the FDA.