Study: vapor from e-cigarettes contains harmful chemical, formaldehyde

With one puff of an electronic cigarette, smokers could be sucking a carcinogen into their lungs.

According to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, when e-cigarettes are turned up to high voltages, the liquid inside breaks down and releases formaldehyde — a known carcinogen — in its vapor.

Long-term vaping could increase a user’s cancer risk as much as 15 times, according to NEJM.

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