Lung-Irritating Chemical Found in Flavored E-Cigs

Research findings indicate that flavorings in electronic cigarettes could be causing side effects such as coughing among the people who smoke. There is likelihood that they are inhaling a chemical that can irritate the airways. Senior author of the study, Maciej Goniewicz, says that the chemical benzaldehyde was detected in 108 of the 145 flavored e-cigs.

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http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20160129/chemical-that-can-irritate-lungs-found-in-flavored-e-cigarettes?page=2

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