E-Cigarettes Really a Healthier Alternative?

Are electronic cigarettes really a healthy alternative to smoking asks the Mirror in a recent article. One reason for the potential danger of electronic cigarettes would be the often unsafe use of the devices especially after some recent highly publicized occurrences where electronic cigarettes exploded and causes injuries and bodily harm. e-cigarette

The other reason given why some are still unsure about the safety of this alternative to smoking would be that the exact effects electronic smoking can have on the body and the lungs in particular is still not well researched.

According to a study on the Boston University, mutations in lung cells have been observed which are according to the study ” strikingly similar as to those from normal smoking”.