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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

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On December 8, 2016, the U.S. Surgeon General's Office released "E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General," …

Risk Factors for Exclusive E-Cigarette Use and Dual E-Cigarette Use and Tobacco Use in Adolescents

Abstract<p><b>OBJECTIVE:</b> To describe electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use and cigarette use among adolescents and determine whether established risk …

5 Things to Know About E-Cigarettes

Los Angeles is the latest city to outlaw e-cigarette smoking in some public places.<p>The L.A. City Council voted 14-0 in favor of the "vaping" ban, …

What to Know About the Science of E-Cigarettes

Two Columbia University professors warned in a new study Thursday that the health fears over electronic cigarettes are hindering research. The very …

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Thank You For Vaping: The E-Cigarette Debate

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Teen E-Cigarette Use Steams Past Smoking, Survey Finds

Electronic cigarettes, touted as potentially game-changing harm-reduction devices by longtime nicotine addicts and some health experts, are …

Democratic Leaders call on state attorneys general to classify e-cigarettes under the Master Settlement Agreement

Congressmen Henry Waxman and Frank Pallone and Senator Dick Durbin have written a letter to all the state attorneys general to use the MSA to reign …

Flavor manufacturers warn companies that breathing heated flavors can be dangerous; relevant to e-cigs

E-cigarette companies and the people who support them love to point out that the flavors used in e-cigarettes are "generally recognized as safe" …

Cancer and Tobacco Experts Not Fired Up about E-Cigarettes for Quitting Smoking

Despite overwhelming evidence linking cigarettes to serious diseases like cancer, leading experts in cancer research and tobacco policy are not ready …

E-cigarette use on the rise amongst teenagers

Texas bill aims to ban sale of e-cigs to minors

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Texas lawmaker from Hays County hopes to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.<p>“I was shocked to learn that the sale of …

ACSH attacks American Cancer Society, good evidence that ACS is doing something right on e-cigs

The American Cancer Society has clearly hit a nerve of e-cigarette/tobacco interests by working to block industry Trojan Horse bills that use nominal …

Analysis of "Smoking Ordinances and Electronic Cigarettes" which is used to oppose including ecigs in clean indoor air laws

Thank you for your critique . . .<p>As well as the very informative ASHRAE Review by Bud Offerman, readers could also review the AIHA White Paper on …

CDC Press Releases

<b>Press Release</b><p>For Immediate Release: Monday, August 25, 2014 <b><br>Contact:</b> Media Relations<br>(404) 639-3286<p>In 2013, more than a quarter million middle school …

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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections

Notes from the Field: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2012

Persons using assistive technology might not be able to fully access information in this file. For assistance, please send e-mail to: mmwrq@cdc.gov. …

E-cigarette sales slip after at least 5 years of growth

E-cigs have hit a wall.<p>After at least five years of steady growth, sales of the U.S. tobacco industry’s most-hyped product since menthol fell for the …

Hookah Smoking Among Teens On The Rise, Despite Health Ravages

More and more teens appear to be spending their high school years in a fog.<p>According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, nearly one …

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