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 »

Prenatal pesticide exposure linked to changes in teen’s brain activity

Organophosphates are among the most commonly used classes of pesticides in the United States, despite mounting evidence linking prenatal exposure to the chemicals to poorer cognition and behavior problems in children. A new study led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers is one of the first to use advanced brain imaging to reveal how exposure… Read More »

Dark truth behind teen’s prom photo

A teenager who was so gripped by a deadly eating disorder, she weighed just 31kgs — has revealed how she transformed her life and gained a healthy 20kgs. Beth Nevey, 23, from the UK is happier heavier after finally seeking help for anorexia — which at its worst saw her exercising for three hours before… Read More »