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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 …

The Brain

Electronic Cigarettes - no

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," …

Public Health

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, …

Public Health

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 …

Public Health

Thank You For Vaping: The E-Cigarette Debate

Public Health

Hey, Texas Youth! It's time to Say What!


Teen E-Cigarette Use Steams Past Smoking, Survey Finds

Andrew Soergel, Jay Tolson | Dec. 31, 2014<p>Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.<p>Jan. 31, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.<p>Sept. 10, 2014<p>…

Public Health

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" …

Conflicts of Interest

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 …

American Society of Clinical Oncology

E-cigarette use on the rise amongst teenagers

On the Rise

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 …

Rights & Freedoms

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 …

American Cancer Society

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 …

Public Health

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 …

Public Health

Many e-cigs' labels show wrong nicotine content, Salt Lake County Health Department study shows

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 …

Public Health

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. …

Public Health

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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