The Outbreak Of Lung Injury Associated With E-Cigarettes

6:37 as the cdc and fda investigate lung

injuries links associated to

e-cigarettes surveys show a record

number of teenagers continued to Veit a

top toxicologist says vaping poses very

different dangers than smoking


new this morning Julia Fellow shares the

potential risks down the road way Taylor

says he switched from cigarettes to

vaping because he thinks it's safer

there's what 400 and something chemicals

in cigarette dr. Ilona Jasper says while

that's true vaping presents a different

health threat than smoking the disease

manifestations the pathology we see in

this individuals is not something you

would ever see in a smoker

Jasper's is researching what happens to

your body when you inhale chemicals

she's found cigarettes can cause COPD

cancer and emphysema but the jury is

still out for e-cigarettes we don't know

what this may cause 20 years down the

road that is why her research team is

taking a closer look at what is in these

products they filled a plastic container

with a popular flavoring agent and found

liquid nicotine and let it sit for two

hours like we just put a drop of the

cinnamon flavoring there and it itched

away the plastic and basically ate it


she says you do not always know how much

nicotine you are getting in Europe you

can only have 2% nicotine whereas here

we have up to 8% and she believes the

priority is stopping the growing number

of teens from vaping prevention

education and getting these kids off of

the nicotine addiction before their

health goes up in a cloud of vapor I'm

Julia fallow reporting and we have been

following the vaping crisis happening

across the country for more stories and

what parents can do to keep kids safe

you can head to TMJ

slash vaping crisis