Checkup Newsroom (E-Cigarettes)

2019
August
29,
2019
| 08:21 PM America/Chicago
It's hard to turn on the news and not see a story about the dangers of e-cigarettes or vaping.  As of Aug. 28, 2019, there have been nearly 200 reported incidents of vaping-related illness in 22 states, resulting in at least one death.  Earlier...
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February
12,
2019
| 09:22 PM America/Chicago
In one year, 1.5 million young people began using e-cigarettes according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC looked at tobacco product use among U.S. youth from 2017 to 2018 and the results are alarming, wi...
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2018
December
27,
2018
| 10:28 PM America/Chicago
More than 1.5 million people visited checkupnewsroom.com. We thought we would take a look back at our most popular stories written in 2018. Let's start the countdown: 10. Couple Fights To Give Child Abuse Victim, Foster Chlid Forever Home: We begi...
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March
06,
2018
| 05:13 PM America/Chicago
Two new studies emphasize the dangers of teens using e-cigarettes. The studies published in Pediatrics magazine showed teens who only vape have the highest level of cancer causing chemicals in their bodies and the e-cigarettes are associated with ...
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2016
December
08,
2016
| 09:19 PM America/Chicago
The U.S. Surgeon General  Food and Drug Administration urged all parents to "take a stand against e-cigarette use by our nation's young people" at a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 8. Dr. Vivek H. Murthy said e-cigarettes are the most commonly ...
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2015
March
25,
2015
| 04:13 PM America/Chicago
“A Skittle Party” isn’t about candy and “Molly” isn’t only a girl’s name anymore. Welcome to today’s drug culture of “code names” and “street terms.” You may not know what those words mean, but more than likely your kids do. Russell Johnson, a ...
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