The following article appeared in our local paper and Reuters in Washington.
When heated to the max and inhaled deeply e-cigarettes produce the toxic chemical formaldehyde, which could make the devices up to 15 times more cancerous than regular cigarettes. US researchers have found.
While some say that e-cigarettes may help some tobacco smokers kick the habit, others are concerned that the unregulated devices are being marketed widely, despite little long term evidence about their health effects.
A team of researchers from Portland University found formaldehyde at levels far higher than seen in conventional cigarettes, boosting the risk of cancer.
The study, which critics […]