Tag : smoking

FDA to Launch Anti-Smoking Campaign Directed at the Youth

Health/Nutrition  4 February '14

FDA to Launch Anti-Smoking Campaign Directed at the Youth

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be launching an anti-smoking campaign specifically directed at the youth, according to the Washington Post.

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Health/Nutrition  31 January '14

Third-hand Smoke as Deadly as Second- and First-hand

Third- and second-hand smoke are as deadly as first-hand smoke, a new study led published in the journal PLOS One suggests.

Media Literacy May be Effective in Educating Teens About Smoking

Health/Nutrition  16 January '14

Media Literacy May be Effective in Educating Teens About Smoking

Educating teenagers to see through pro-cigarette messages in the media may be effective at preventing youth smoking than just saying no, a recent study finds.

Teen Smoking

Health/Nutrition  14 November '13

E-cigarette, Hookah Use Rises Among Teens: CDC Report

The number of teenagers smoking electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, and hookahs are up across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday in a new report.

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Health/Nutrition  22 October '13

Candy, Fruit-Flavored Cigars a Hit Among Minors

It's no surprise that children and teenagers are attracted to sweet and colorful products. It should come as no surprise then that candy or fruit-flavored little cigars have been a hit among children and are causing more minors to smoke.

Smoking

Health/Nutrition  8 October '13

European Parliament votes to weaken EU's anti-smoking plans

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and scaling down the size of health warnings on packets following intense lobbying by tobacco companies.

e-cigarettes

Health/Nutrition  6 September '13

E-Cigarette Usage Up Among Teenagers: CDC Says

An escalating number of children using E-Cigarettes, which contain nicotine and could potentially lead to a life-long addictive habit, a new study said Thursday.

Smoking

Health/Nutrition  27 August '13

Smoking Rates Among Minors Reach All-Time Low: Report

There is good news for concerned parents - new statistics show that the sale of tobacco to minors in the U.S. have dropped to an all-time low in 2012 under a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage usage.

Teen Smoking

Health/Nutrition  26 August '13

Primary Care Provider Should Intervene Early to Prevent Children Smokers: USPSTF Guidelines

New guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) suggests primary care providers to offer interventions in order to help children an adolescents from smoking early on to prevent the habit from spiraling out of control.

Smoking May Be a Chain Reaction from Parents to Teens

Health/Nutrition  18 August '13

Smoking May Be a Chain Reaction from Parents to Teens

A recent study found that teens whose parents are smokers are most likely to inherit the same vice, a source told Stevens Point Journal.

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