ICYMI: January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

ICYMI: January 26, 2018

Feature Story

Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
TUESDAY, January 23, 2018 (The New York Times) — A national panel of public health experts concluded in a report released on Tuesday that vaping with e-cigarettes that contain nicotine can be addictive and that teenagers who use the devices may be at higher risk of smoking.

Whether teenage use of e-cigarettes leads to conventional smoking has been intensely debated in the United States and elsewhere. While the industry argues that vaping is not a steppingstone to conventional cigarettes or addiction, some antismoking advocates contend that young people become hooked on nicotine, and are enticed to use cancer-causing tobacco-based cigarettes over time.

You might have also missed…

Exercise and diet can help lower your risk of colon cancer
Jan. 22, The Washington Post

Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers
Jan. 19, The New York Times

‘Uneven Progress’ in U.S. Smoking Decline
Jan. 24, U.S. News & World Report

Pancreatic cancer: Modified flu virus destroys tumors
Jan. 25, Medical News Today

Join now to keep up with the latest in cancer prevention and early detection