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Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares

the report did not address adult use of e-cigarettes, and the most divisive issue of whether the technology is an effective tool to help smokers of traditional cigarettes quit their deadly habit. The report also did not break new scientific ground, but pu
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 15:39
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Take Action

Talk with Young People / Reduce Young People's Exposure to E-cigarettes / Talk to Your Health Care Provider / It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nat
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:27
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E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General: Fact Sheet (PDF)

This Surgeon General’s report comprehensively reviews the public health issue of e-cigarettes and their impact on U.S. youth and young adults. Studies highlighted in the report cover young adolescents (11-14 years of age); adolescents (15-17 years of age
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:25
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E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF) (298pp)

To protect young people from initiating or continuing the use of e-cigarettes, actions must be taken at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—under authority granted to it by Congress un
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:23
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Know the Risks

Besides increasing the possibility of addiction and long-term harm to brain development and respiratory health, e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products that can do even more damage to the body. Even breathing e-cigarette aeros
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:19
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THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults: A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addicti
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 14:59
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U.S. surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group. The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, weighing in on the subject for the fir
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 14:53
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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on surgeongeneral.gov: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53
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Facing Addiction to Co-Host National Summit with U.S. Surgeon General to Mark the Release of the Historic First-Ever Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

"Facing Addiction in America - A National Summit" to Take Place On Paramount Lot in Los Angeles November 17 and Include Thought Leaders, Newsmakers and Celebrities... a report being compared to, in importance and long-term impact, the 1964 Surgeon Genera
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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