Tag Archives: Teens

Perspectives: Pros, Cons Of Vaping; Big Differences Between Allowing Use By Adults, Protecting Teens

Opinion writers weigh in on vaping’s impact on health. The New York Times: Have We Hit Peak Vape Panic? Gov. Gretchen Whitmer risked triggering a run on college convenience stores Wednesday when she announced that Michigan would become the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Days after the Michigan Department of Health… Read More »

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life as it 'damages brain'

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life: Major study reveals drug ‘damages children’s brains’ and half a MILLION adults could avoid mental-health disorder if they had turned down marijuana Largest study of its kind found that 7% of adult depression could be prevented Drug has also been linked to suicidal… Read More »

Are Teens Consuming Enough Fiber?

The daily recommended fiber intake for males is 38 grams and 25 grams for females. But new findings published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition show that a majority of teens are eating far less fiber than they should, which may increase their risk in adulthood for diabetes and hypertension, reports Reuters. For the… Read More »