Are e-cigarettes less harmful to your heart than regular cigarettes?

E-cigarettes are relatively new, and not very much is known about how harmful they are to your heart. E-cigarettes are often advertised as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes.  E-cigarettes are currently not regulated, and therefore, we do not know what chemicals or toxins may be present. Due to this, many medical societies recommend caution with use of e-cigarettes until more is known about their safety.

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