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E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use...
SOURCE: Tobacco Control, news release, Feb. 7, 2017

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 -- Nonsmoking teens who use e-cigarettes appear to be more likely to light up regular tobacco cigarettes, a new study suggests.

The research included 347 teens who were surveyed in 2014 at ages 17 to 18 and again in 2015.

First, researchers looked at those ...

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Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road...
SOURCES: Tim Naimi, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor and alcohol epidemiologist, Boston University School of Medicine; J.C. Garbutt, M.D., professor, psychiatry, medical director, alcohol and substance abuse program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; J.T. Griffin, chief government affairs officer, MADD; Feb. 13, 2017, Pediatrics, online

MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 -- In U.S. states with the toughest laws to discourage drinking and driving, fewer children and teens were killed in car crashes, a new study shows.

Half of motor vehicle accidents that claim the lives of children and teens in the United States are fueled by alcohol,...

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