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Today, I am officially declaring e-cigarette use among youth an epidemic in the United States #NoEcigs4Kids https://t.co/5V788tfksr
US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes.
For young people, “nicotine is dangerous and it can have negative health effects,” Adams said in an interview. “It can impact learning, attention and memory, and it can prime the youth ...
"Right now, the weight of the world is on our shoulders, as youth, instead of on theirs, as the ones who have caused it."
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US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes.
For young people, “nicotine is dangerous and it can have negative health effects,” Adams said in an interview.
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Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs has tried to distance itself from a social media presence. But a CNN investigation found the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for -- influencers to promote its product to thousands of their...
It's been a busy week for food recalls. Probably a good time to check for and clean out the fridge and pantry of these items.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/14/health/recall-roundup-jimmy-dean-romaine-canned-corn/index.html
J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder "Facing thousands of lawsuits alleging that its talc caused cancer, Johnson & Johnson insists on the safety and purity of its iconic product. But internal documents examined by Reuters show that the company's powder was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos ...
Maybe don't eat the cake glitter.
"Decorative glitters and dusts promoted for use in foods may, in fact, contain materials that should not be eaten."
Read more from FDA'S consumer update: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm628260.htm
Maybe don't eat the cake glitter.
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"Decorative glitters and dusts promoted for use in foods may, in fact, contain materials that should not be eaten."
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Read more from FDA'S consumer update: fda.gov/ForConsumers .
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Missouri is a high risk state for deer collisions. Activity peaks in November. Stay alert and drive safe.
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