Smokers who use e-cigs 'are risking harm to their lungs'

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- They are seen as a safe alternative to tobacco--but e-cigarettes could still harm your lungs.

Tests on more than 50 types of electronic cigarettes found most contain a chemical blamed for an incurable condition called 'popcorn lung.'

It scars the lungs, causing shortness of breath and coughing--and can even require a lung transplant.

The e-cigarettes found to contain the chemical included flavors likely to be popular with children, such as 'cupcake,' 'fruit squirts' and 'cotton candy.'

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