Monthly Archives: July 2016

Teens use e-cigarettes because they are ‘cool, fun and new’: study

VANCOUVER – Parents and doctors questioning teens about whether they smoke should also be asking if they’re using e-cigarettes, which could be a gateway to nicotine addiction later on, says a pediatrician who led a new study. Dr. Michael Khoury’s research involved nearly 2,300 students in Grade 9 in the Niagara region of Ontario. Over… Read More »

New concerns raised over teen e-cigarette use

Karina Shedrofsky, USA TODAY Published 7:07 a.m. ET July 11, 2016 | Updated 11:30 a.m. ET July 11, 2016 A young woman smokes an e-cigarette in San Rafael, California.(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) As e-cigarette use among teens rapidly increases, a national health report suggests adolescents who would not have otherwise used tobacco products are… Read More »