E-cigarettes could lead to lung irritation: Study

Researchers looked at Juul e-cigarettes and found chemicals they say can irritate airways and prompt the respiratory system to become inflamed.
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New concern about some. ABC see the pilgrim is here. With the latest on the good morning good morning Amy simply in hailing on the sparks a chemical reaction and this new study now raising the question. What's happening in that reaction and is it safe. This morning a new study raising concerns about chemical reactions in some. The best selling. US. Analyzing the liquid and vapor produced when the so called beet juice is heated up reporting they found chemicals called a Siegel's in one of that. Which they say can irritate Airways and prompter respiratory system to become inflamed. The study looked at eight different jewel even liquid flavors and concluded that crumble away as sweet flavor favoured right teens. Had a Siegel's president in the liquid an aerosol most teenagers don't understand the nature of what they're drawing into their lungs according to the CDC more than 3.5 middle. And high school students use. FDA does not require manufacturers to list all of the ingredients used in the products. Jewel says their products are not intended for teens. But for adults who want an alternative to traditional cigarettes especially when trying to quit they argued the Yale study is flawed claiming researchers created a measurement of exposure that would never be found in the. Real world. And just this month eight teenagers were hospitalized at the Children's Hospital Wisconsin having seriously damaged lungs possibly from bait me. For the teens reported they thing in the weeks and months prior to being hospitalized all of improved with treatment. Exactly what the teens were baking and what costs are symptoms. Is still unknown but there are a lot of unknowns with these.

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