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Parent Alert! Your Kid May Be Vaping More Than Tobacco

The parent company of the Juul (pictured), a vape pen for tobacco use, also manufactures a popular marijuana pen-and-pod device called the Pax Era. But tech-savvy teens are also learning how to refill their Juul pods with different blends, including marij
Kaiser Health News
added Aug 31, 2018 13:24

[California] Local nonprofits educate community on the dangers of vaping

Teenagers can purchase vaping devices, JUUL in particular, through social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram with hashtags #doit4juul and #juulnation advertising the product....“They’re always surprised when we tell them how much nicotine is
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:44

[Hong Kong] CHAN: How should policymakers approach e-cigarettes?

If users believe they are doing less harm than the old-style cigarettes, we probably should not stop them. .. the authorities, educators and parents should all play a part in making sure kids know that smoking in any form is bad for health, and not cool.
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:42

Childhood secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and ovarian reserve among females seeking fertility care, and interaction with N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotype

. They reported a higher odds of diminished ovarian reserve among participants who were ever exposed to childhood SHS inside the home vs no childhood SHS exposure. No effect modification by NAT2 was evident.
Annals of Epidemiology
added Aug 30, 2018 17:25

[New York] Vaping: Parents, school districts, FDA face e-cigarette learning curve

Students from local school districts asked Northern Westchester Hospital in 2018 to focus on vaping during regional health-education programs. The request came after a student leadership council recognized the urgency of combating rampant vaping at their
New York Journal News
added Aug 30, 2018 17:00

[Indonesia] VIDEO: Mother of toddler with a 40-a-day smoking habit says her son has started playing with toys as he tries to break the habit... but can't stop picking up cigarette butts to puff on

Rapi Ananda Pamungkas whipped the internet into a frenzy when video footage of him chain-smoking by his mother's market stall in Sukabumi, West Java, went viral earlier this month. After the local government stepped in to help, the two-year-old has now
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:07

AHA: This Single Dad Kicked 30-Year Tobacco Habit for His Son

in 2010, he kicked the habit -- cold turkey. "I wanted to live to see Zeph graduate high school, graduate college, get married -- all the things a father wants for his son," Jaramillo said. Tobacco use is a known risk factor for heart disease. So is a f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 06:49

[Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio] Survey: Secondhand Smoke More Prevalent Among Low-Income Families

A recent study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke is more prevalent among low-income families. Interact for Health’s 2017 Child Well-Being Survey asked parents and guardians in the Greater Cincinnati region whether they allowed people to smoke in t
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:12


PAVe (Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes), founded by three concerned New York City moms, is a grassroots group that seeks to educate parents about the dangers of e-cigarettes; advocate for the health and safety of our kids with regards to their widespr
PAVe (Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes)
added Aug 28, 2018 13:56

BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25
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