Health/Nutrition 4 February '14
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be launching an anti-smoking campaign specifically directed at the youth, according to the Washington Post.
Health/Nutrition 31 January '14
Third- and second-hand smoke are as deadly as first-hand smoke, a new study led published in the journal PLOS One suggests.
Health/Nutrition 16 January '14
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.
Health/Nutrition 14 November '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 22 October '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 8 October '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 6 September '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 27 August '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 26 August '13
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.
Health/Nutrition 18 August '13
A recent study found that teens whose parents are smokers are most likely to inherit the same vice, a source told Stevens Point Journal.