Teens using cigars: What you should know

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“Before I speak, I have something important to say.” — Groucho Marx I admit that I was a little surprised when, after my... Read more

E-cigs and ‘dripping’: What you need to know

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Some teens who use e-cigarettes are now to turning to ‘dripping’ e-liquids directly onto exposed heater coils to produce thicker... Read more

Why you should talk to your teen about e-cigs

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Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, a certified specialist in poison information, at Poison Control Center at the Children’s... Read more

How can we help teens stop smoking?

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Me: “Smoking causes cancer.” My teen patient: “I know.” Me: “Smoking causes heart disease.” My teen... Read more

More teens are getting hooked on hookahs

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Increasing numbers of adolescents in the U.S. are gathering around hookahs — water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco called shisha... Read more

Talk to your kids about e-cigarette ads

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Approximately 18.3 million U.S. middle school and high school students were exposed to at least one source of e-cigarette advertising in 2014... Read more

Teen cigarette smoking is down (yay!), but teen smokeless tobacco is up (WHAT?)!

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Surprised? Me too! Baseball and smokeless tobacco (ST) have gone together like hand and glove since the 1800s. Players and coaches liked... Read more

Why we should be worried about e-cigarettes

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Electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) worry the heck out of me. In recent years, we’ve seen a markedly decrease in the smoking... Read more