Concerns over increased vaping in schoolchildren

E-cigarette use among schoolchildren in the USA is increasing rapidly, with unprecedented rises in the 12 months up to January, 2019. This sharp increase has not gone unnoticed by US health officials—on Dec 18, 2018, Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a call to action highlighting the importance of “protecting children from a lifetime of nicotine…

Why vaping is so dangerous for teens

Most of what we know about nicotine addiction in teens, we know from cigarettes. But experts say the technology and chemistry of vaping might pose an entirely different threat. “It turns out that e-cigarette use by kids doesn’t look the same at all,” said Dr. Sharon Levy, director of the Adolescent Substance Use and Addiction…