Tag Archives: Teens

FDA to consider restricting menthol vape products if teens begin using them, official says

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration would consider restricting the sale of menthol-flavored vaping products if teens start using them as the agency moves to ban most other flavors, an FDA official said Friday. Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Teens’ E-Cig Surge Hasn’t Hurt Move Away From Smoking: Study

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 — As electronic cigarettes took off, some worried they would lead teens back to traditional cigarettes. But new research suggests that’s not the case. Vaping has done little to slow or reverse a two-decade decline in the popularity of regular cigarettes among youth, a British study suggests. “Given the important contribution… 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 »

Talk to Your Teens: Top Tips to Keep Teens Safe Behind the Wheel

National Teen Driver Safety Week puts the spotlight on safe teen driving behavior By Beverly Hopps, WNC Safe Kids Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for American teens and are most often the result of inexperienced teen drivers taking risks like not buckling up, texting, driving with teen passengers, speeding, driving under… Read More »

The Clinician’s Guide to Anxiety Disorders in Kids & Teens

International anxiety expert and bestselling author Paul Foxman, PhD, utilizes his four decades of clinical experience to make the most comprehensive, hands-on guidebook available. This resource provides all the tools needed to assess and treat even the most severe cases of anxiety in today’s generation. -Downloadable assessments, worksheets & activities -Three step approach for stress… Read More »