Surgeon General Report: E-Cigarettes

The Surgeon General┬áVivek H. Murthy’s 2-page report comprehensively reviews the public health issue of e-cigarettes and their impact on U.S. youth and young adults. Studies highlighted in the report cover young adolescents (11-14 years of age); adolescents (15-17 years of age); and/or young adults (18-25 years of age). Action can be taken at the national, state and local levels to …

HPV16: Increased Risk with Tobacco Use

The numbers of HPV16 cancers have increased 225% in the United States over the past two decades. An October 2014 study by Johns Hopkins researchers, shows an increased risk with tobacco use in any form including second hand smoke of the serious strain of the HPV16 virus in the throat and mouth. The study detected the virus with a 30-second …