Mayo Clinic Minute: Are e-cigarettes safe?
Most health officials will tell you they think e-cigarettes are less harmful than a conventional tobacco cigarette. But there’s still plenty of uncertainty regarding the damage that e-cigarette vapor can cause to a person’s body.
A study found that mice exposed to vapor experienced DNA damage to certain organs which could increase the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
There is no scientific proof that vaping is safe and because there are so many unknowns, Mayo Clinic experts advocate e-cigarette users to be cautious.
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