McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Vape: dangers of e-cigarette smoking

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Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, have been advertised as safer alternatives to traditional tobacco containing cigarettes. E-cigarettes often contain nicotine because they were originally developed to help smokers quit. However, these devices have become popular among young adults who have never smoked before. This video analyzes and assesses studies to dertmine whether the mixture of chemical aerosols inhaled while using electronic cigarettes have any potential adverse health risks.

— Video by Bismah Jameel, Lulu Gareiw, Vikas Kohli, Tessa Dickison