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Vaping: unhealthy, addictive and expensive

September 13th | by Deb Wolf

Current PrEvents  |  The Times Argus | September 12, 2018 By JACK THOMPSON In the 1950s, smoking cigarettes was quite popular. But as smoking became linked with lung cancer, the number of smokers declined. Now, companies have taken up new, “safer” products that have grown ...

Impact of Substances on Domestic Violence

Current prEvents – Aug. 13, 2018 – The Times Argus Editor’s note: Current PrEvents is produced by the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition as part of the Regional Prevention Partnership grant from the Vermont Department of Health. By DIANE KINNEY Substance abuse is present in ...

The Risks of Smoking During Pregnancy, and Solutions for Quitting

Current prEvents  –  July 19, 2018  –  The Times Argus Editor’s note: Current PrEvents is produced by the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition as part of the Regional Prevention Partnership grant from the Vermont Department of Health. By ANGELA SHEA For many expectant mothers, pregnancy ...

Is cannabis safe?

Learn about the relationship between cannabis use and psychosis including the latest scientific research and the insights and perspectives of young people. http://cannabisandpsychosis.ca...

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