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High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde

More than 2% of solvent molecules in aerosol samples produced by "vaping" e-cigarettes converted into hemiacetal compounds known to spontaneously degrade into formaldehyde -- "reaching concentrations higher than concentrations of nicotine," they wrote in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2015 13:31

High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds

"We've found there is a hidden form of formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapor that has not typically been measured. It's a chemical that contains formaldehyde in it, and that formaldehyde can be released after inhalation," Pankow said. "People shouldn't assum
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2015 08:09

New tests indicate e-cigarettes may release high levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde when used at high temps

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 08:04

Ramping up e-cigarette voltage produces more formaldehyde: study

People who smoke high-voltage e-cigarettes have greater exposure to formaldehyde, a suspected carcinogen, than those who keep the voltage low, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.
added Jan 22, 2015 07:50

Before You Vape: High levels of Formaldehyde Hidden in E-Cigs

Formaldehyde, a known human carcinogen found in cigarette smoke, also dwells in the vaporized liquid of popular electronic or e-cigarettes, researchers said Wednesday. E-cigarette sales are booming in the United States and many hoped so- called "vaping"
NBC News
added Jan 22, 2015 07:47

E-Cigarettes Can Churn Out High Levels Of Formaldehyde : Shots

Vapor produced by electronic cigarettes can contain a surprisingly high concentration of formaldehyde — a known carcinogen — researchers reported Wednesday. The findings, described in a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, intensify
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 22, 2015 07:46

[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 12

The second full week of trial in Jose Vila's suit against tobacco giant Philip Morris featured his attorneys' attempt to link Vila's decades of smoking with the laryngeal cancer that cost him his voice box in 1996.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 17, 2015 06:37

[Cuba, USA, Florida] Philip Morris Aims To Undercut As Engle Plaintiff Rests Case ($$)

countered that Vila's cancer may have been caused by the human papilomarvirus, and has also argued that Vila, who was born in Cuba in 1954 and did not move to the United States until 1989, was not exposed to the advertising and statements that came out of
added Jan 17, 2015 08:10

IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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