From Fox News, by Kayla Rivas, 09/14/21 Recent vaping or e-cigarette use was associated with an increased risk of an eating disorder and a higher likelihood of a self-reported eating disorder diagnosis, according to a recent study. While vaping is common among young adults and eating disorder onset typically occurs before age 25, the association […]
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Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources. July 2020
From Get Smart About Drugs. Teens and Vaping The Effects of Vaping and COVID-19 Right now, because the illness is relatively new, there isn’t enough data showing a direct link between vaping (the use of an e-cigarette to inhale vapors from nicotine, marijuana or flavorings) and COVID-19. But here’s what we do know: Vaping (and […]
Addiction Policy Forum recently launched a new awareness campaign and toolkit for parents, teachers, school administrators, and teens. The free, interactive toolkit includes: *new* animated video, fact sheet, classroom activity, education-based detention intervention, online courses, and much more… As the real risks of “vaping” remain largely misunderstood by adults and teens alike, Vaping: Know the Facts boils […]
As of October 15, 2019, 1,479 lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products have been reported to CDC. Thirty-three deaths have been confirmed in 24 states (as reported on CDC.gov). It is important the prevention community know the risks and the latest advisory from the CDC. Resources below include a Health Advisory from […]