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High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde


By Alanna McCatty

January 31, 2015

According to David H. Peyton, PhD, of Portland State University in Oregon, and colleagues, more than 2% of solvent molecules in aerosol samples produced by “vaping” e-cigarettes degraded into formaldehyde. While it’s not nearly as noxious as tobacco smoke, it’s not far-fetched to speculate that long-term e-cigarette use might pose a risk of cancer. Via MedPage Today. Posted January 26, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty

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Alanna McCatty is a senior Communications major at Pace University. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs.
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