Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquid

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-CigarettesResearch has produced mixed results with regard to the safety of e-cigarettes. However, people are increasingly realizing that e-cigarettes are not a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.
Key takeaways:
– More information is reaching the general public that the nicotine vapor released by e-cigarettes is not a healthier alternative.

– Awareness levels on e-cigarettes were reported to increase by about 17 percent between 2012 and 2014.

– Health professionals are concerned that e-cigarettes could make people to start smoking cigarettes.

The health effects of e-cigarettes remain unclear, the researchers cautioned. The products with flavoring and other ingredients that contain a chemical called diacetyl may be linked with lung conditions, such as bronchiolitis obliterans, or “popcorn lung.”
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Mike Dilkes MS FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRCSEd, FRCS

Mike Dilkes ENT is based in Central, North, East and South London. Most of our consultations and treatments are carried out either at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth or The London Independent Hospital. The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of London's biggest and most prestigious private hospitals.

It is in St Johns's Wood, a leafy area of the west end, just north of Harley Street and Regent's Park. The London Independent Hospital is in Stepney Green, hidden away just behind Mile End Road, just to the East of the City of London. Formally The London Jewish Hospital, it is a purpose built modern building with full facilities, beautifully appointed rooms, state of the art laser systems and, in case anything goes wrong (it really shouldn't), a fully covered Consultant 24 hour ward and Intensive Care presence - the only private hospital in London to have this.