Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease
(CNN) -- The nicotine delivered by cigarettes -- even the electronic versions -- may still contribute to heart disease, a new study suggests.
A new paper delivered at the American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting in New Orleans on Sunday suggests that nicotine can cause direct harm to cells in the heart.
Nicotine is a highly addictive substance found in tobacco and is also found in vegetables in the nightshade family like eggplant and tomatoes.
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