Study: Potentially toxic level of metals found in e-cigarettes

new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives found toxic levels of certain metals may be leaking from the heating coils of e-cigarettes, causing users to inhale the metals each time they use the device.

The study, conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, looked at a small sample of devices and found a significant number produced aerosols with potentially dangerous levels of lead, chromium, manganese and nickel. Repeated exposure to such metals can lead to lung, liver, immune, cardiovascular and brain damage, and even cancers, according to a press release for the study.

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