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The ‘teen vaping epidemic’ is a myth

In February and March a trickle of reports about the danger to teens from vaping turned into a tsunami of press about the supposed “epidemic” of youth Juuling. That flood turned into a howl from publi... read more

Suicidal thoughts, vaping and low perception of risk among concerns for El Paso County youth, survey finds

The county in recent years has trended “slightly higher” than statewide rates in terms of teen suicide, said Megan Haynes, Teen Suicide Prevention Planner for El Paso County Public Health. Experts had ... read more

A Parent’s Guide to Vaping

While e-cigarettes contain less toxins than other cigarette types, findings from a Pediatric study found vaping still leads to an intake of numerous carcinogenic compounds. (Getty Images) As a parent ... read more

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Vaping's Popularity — Especially Among Teens — Is Cause For Concern, Researcher Says

Despite opposition from researchers and other critics, the vaping industry is now worth billions of dollars ... where youth use them as a way to emulate adults, the e-cigarette epidemic has really gro... read more

JUUL: e-cigarette dominates the market -- and fears of parents

In just three years, electronic cigarette maker JUUL has come to dominate the American market with its vaping devices that look ... Drug Administration has denounced "an epidemic of regular nicotine u... read more

For Tiny Babies, Brain Growth Predicts Intelligence

How fast a baby's brain grows, rather than how large it is, predicts the child's mental abilities later in life, a new study of preterm infants suggests. The faster the brain's cerebral cortex grew du... read more

Alexander: The myth of flash drives losing data

Q: I read that one organized way to back up data is to download a year’s worth of material to a single USB flash drive and label it. But when I was at a computer store, the clerk warned me that if I d... read more

More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, Alcohol

Levy said the downward trends didn't catch her off-guard, even if "the findings may surprise people because we constantly hear bad news about drug use and the opioid epidemic ... cultural climate that ... read more

Ask a Pediatrician: The harmful allure of e-cigarettes

You may hear some people refer to using these products as "vaping." There are many different ... Just pure addiction disguised as candy. Talk to your teens about these products. Start by dispelling my... read more

Counselors in area react to Netflix's new series

HUNTINGTON — Based off the book by the same name, Netflix's new series "13 Reasons Why" has left local counselors with mixed feelings on the impact the show might have on area teens ... that's a myth. ... read more

FDA seizes documents at headquarters of e-cigarette maker Juul

FDA inspectors seized more than 1,000 pages of documents at e-cigarette maker Juul Labs' headquarters in San Francisco last week, part of the agency's battle against an epidemic ... that youth vaping ... read more

Obese men at greater risk for infertility

Men who are overweight or obese are at a greater risk for infertility, a new analysis says ... The findings may help explain why the global obesity epidemic has run parallel with a decrease in male fe... read more

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