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Viewpoints: Ad Agencies Aid The Rising Teen Vaping Epidemic; Understand The Disinformation About Vaccines And Get On With It

Opinion writers express views on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Why Advertising Quit Smoking, And Started Vaping  Twenty years ago, as a creative director, I helped create a commercial for the Truth campaign to introduce its effort to prevent cigarette smoking by young people. The spot was simply footage of tobacco… Read More »

Link between social media and depression stronger in teen girls than boys, study says

There appears to be a connection between social media use and depressive symptoms in 14-year-olds, and that connection may be much stronger for girls than boys, according to a study published in the journal EClinicalMedicine on Thursday. “There’s an alarming difference,” said Yvonne Kelly, first author of the study and a professor of epidemiology and… Read More »