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Teens are vaping more than ever, and not just nicotine

Vaping is more popular with teens than ever, with more than one-third of high school students reporting having tried e-cigarettes. And teens aren’t always using e-cigs for nicotine, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:23
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CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:54
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U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State

However, counties with the highest smoking rates were not always in states with the highest smoking rates, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We were struck by the great variation in county-level cigaret
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2016 15:34
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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Apartments, Condominiums

If you live in an apartment or condominium, cigarette smoke can easily seep into your home... R.J. Reynolds sent an email to Healthline that stated smokers should avoid exposing children to secondhand smoke as well as obey all smoking regulations.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 20, 2016 10:01
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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7 in 10 students who currently use tobacco used a flavored product

"Flavored tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, condemning many of them to tobacco-related disease and early death," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "Nicotine is not safe for the developin
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking

A recent study suggests they might lower smokers’ ability to quit. We talk with the CDC’s Tim McAfee about e-cigarettes and why more young people are giving them a try With little regulation and many unknowns, m
U.S. News & World Report
added May 1, 2015 13:44
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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[New York] C.D.C. Director Becomes Face of Nation’s Worry and Flawed Response

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the nation’s top public health official, has always overcome obstacles....He took on issues like smoking and obesity. Some said New York was becoming a nanny state, but life expectancy grew during his tenure.
New York Times
added Oct 15, 2014 22:45
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Marketing e-Cigarettes to Teens

The new CDC data show that the number of US middle school and high school students who have tried e-cigarettes but not tobacco cigarettes tripled between 2011 and 2013, for an estimate of 260 000 young people. Those who have used e-cigarettes are nearly
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Oct 8, 2014 03:52
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