When people smoke tobacco products, a myriad of chemicals are released into the air. It’s those chemicals, not the addictive nicotine, that pose a danger. Does vape smoke have similar effects as those who are around tobacco smoke? Dr. Taylor Hays says there isn’t any data on secondhand vape smoke, which is actually an aerosol.
In this Mayo Clinic lab, Dr. Jon Ebbert and his team are analyzing the aerosol produced by e-cigarettes in hopes of learning why some people who vape are getting sick. Right now no one knows what’s produced when e-cigarette juice is heated and aerosolized. Toxic ingredients that may contribute to vaping-related illness. More health and