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Teen Interest in E-Cigarettes Dramatically Rises

The use of electronic cigarettes has been increasing rapidly among teens nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014. The increases in e-cigarette and hookah use offset declines in use of more traditional products, such as cigarettes and cigars, resulting in no decline in

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Teens Abusing Over-the-Counter Medicine

When you talk to your children about “saying no to drugs,” you are probably thinking about cigarettes, marijuana, heroin and alcohol. And yes, it is absolutely critical that parents tell their kids about the dangers of these substances. But, sometimes we forget to include our own medicine cabinet in that conversation. More and more teens are abusing prescription drugs and

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