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Vaping might be better for you than smoking, but e-cigarettes like Juul come with risks of their own

E-cigs contain nicotine, an addictive drug that appears to blunt emotional control as well as decision-making skills in kids and teens.

Syed Saddiq, Malaysia’s sports minister, has been named one of the world’s 20 most influential young people in government

"I dedicate this to the youth of Malaysia whom I am proud to serve."
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing steps meant to stop people from smoking such as limits on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes.

We just got our first look at how many minors are using Silicon Valley’s favorite e-cig, and it doesn’t look good

A new study provides the first glimpse of hard data on how many minors and teens are using the Juul, Silicon Valley's favorite e-cigarette. Juul maintains that its products are for adult smokers who want to move away from traditional cigarettes.

$15 billion startup Juul used ‘relaxation, freedom, and sex appeal’ to market its creme-brulee-flavored e-cigs on Twitter and Instagram &#...

Juul was among the earliest e-cigarette brands to promote heavily on social media, researchers found. More important, that marketing was a success.

Experts say the new season of ’13 Reasons Why’ has a dangerous problem that the show fails to address

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is back for a second season despite warnings from researchers who say it sends a dangerous message. The central problem is not the show's depiction of suicide, they say, but the way the main character is portrayed as having power after her death.

The US government is cracking down on a wildly popular vape pen with ‘scary’ nicotine levels, which experts say targets teens

The FDA is beginning to crack down on a vape pen called the Juul, which contains twice the nicotine of comparable devices. Some experts believe the device targets young people, whose brains are more vulnerable to addiction.

Experts are calling out a vape pen with ‘scary’ nicotine levels that teens love — here’s how it affects the brain

The Juul e-cig is taking over high schools. Worried experts point to its "scary" nicotine content, which may be especially addictive to a developing brain.

An influential group of doctors says all teens should get screened for depression — here are some of the questions they ask

The American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations on Monday suggesting that all young people 12 years and older be screened for depression yearly.
These young people are changing the world in the best kinds of ways.

These Americans are changing the world — and they’re all under 40

The World Economic Forum released their list of people under 40 who are changing the world, and 20 of them are from the US.