DYK: E-cigarette use by pregnant women can damage the growing fetus.
Nicotine is highly addictive and can have long-lasting, damaging effects on brain development in children.
E-cigarettes are the most common form of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) but there are others, such as e-cigars, e-pipes, e-shishas, etc. ENDS heat a liquid to create an aerosol that typically contains nicotine, which is inhaled by the user. The aerosols also contain other toxic substances, such as formaldehyde which is a cancer-causing substance. These toxic substances are harmful to both users and those exposed to the aerosols secondhand […]