E-cigarettes, or vaping, has surpassed traditional cigarette use says the Centers for Disease Control, but a new research find that despite manufacturers’ claims, they’re not necessarily a safer alternative. A study published by a team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that most flavored e-cigarette and refill liquids contain harmful chemicals that can cause a respiratory disease which scars the lung and makes breathing difficult. The team tested 51 types of flavored e-cigarettes and liquids by leading brands and found that 47 contained diacetyl, acetoin, or 2,3-pentanedione. “Since most of the health concerns about e-cigarettes have focused on nicotine, there…

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