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January 7, 2020
“What can smoking take away? Fresh breath, healthy lungs, a strong immune system…”   When “The Real Cost” launched in 2014, the goal was to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of cigarette smoking. Over time, it became clear that the campaign’s science-based approach could educate at-risk youth about other tobacco products.  Teens who want...
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ELA • Math • Science/Technology/ Health • Social Studies Grades 6–12 LESSON & ACTIVITIESDIGITAL ACTIVITYMORE RESOURCES As an educator, you can play an active role in fighting the teen vaping epidemic. FDA research suggests that when teachers talk about the health consequences of e-cigarettes and schools enforce anti-vaping policies, students may be less likely to...
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News Release 7-Jan-2020 Using data from a large federal government telephone survey of adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conditions long demonstrated to be caused by smoking traditional, combustible cigarettes. The data, the researchers say,...
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