E-cigarette vapors, flavorings, trigger lung cell stress

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 16:10 in Health & Medicine

A new study shows that emissions from e-cigarette aerosols and flavorings damage lung cells by creating harmful free radicals and inflammation in lung tissue, suggesting that e-cigarettes are likely a toxic replacement for tobacco products. The study also shows that some flavored e-juices -- particularly cinnamon -- create more stress and toxicity on lung tissue.

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