Energized and at Risk

Energy drinks have become very popular in the marketplace, especially among young people. A study by the American Journal of Health Promotion found that many teens have misconceptions about the safety of consuming these drinks. Often, adolescents mistake these beverages for sports drinks, but the two kinds of products are very different.   Read more » about Energized and at Risk

Holiday Safety Webinar

Do you have good intentions for holiday safety? We all do, but sometimes we fall short of our good intentions. During this celebratory time of year, it’s crucial to make sure our kids are protected from the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Read more » about Holiday Safety Webinar

Teen E-cigarette Use On The Rise

While the overall use of tobacco by youth continues to decrease, the use of e-cigarettes is on the rise.  E-cigarette use among high school students was more than 2.5 times higher in 2013 as it was in 2011, as reported by the National Youth Tobacco Survey.  Many youth perceive e-cigarettes to be safe, which is just not the case.  There are a number of adverse effects associated with their use including pn Read more » about Teen E-cigarette Use On The Rise

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