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  • Dr. Tom McMahon Looks Back

    Thomas McMahon, PhD reflects on his long career in mental health care and the lessons he has learned working with children and families across generations.

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  • Community Research Fellowship Program has Successful Inaugural Year

    As part of a new program introduced by the Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) at Yale Cancer Center, and in partnership with the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE), nine community members from New Haven joined five research groups at Yale Cancer Center for a 9-month Fellowship in 2021 to bring community perspectives to cancer research and to learn about cancer research at Yale.

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  • Vaping: A Huge Uncontrolled Experiment

    E-cigarettes deliver their nicotine load into the lungs and include appealing flavors. Recent studies suggest that teenagers who would not otherwise have started smoking have been enticed back to tobacco products by e-cigarettes. Unfortunately, it takes years to see the consequences of any epidemic. "There's a huge uncontrolled experiment going on," said Stephanie O'Malley, PhD.

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  • Teen Vaping Linked to More Health Risks

    A popular type of vaping device, called pod mods, look like USB drives and can even be charged via a laptop or USB port. Yale researchers in addiction medicine are concerned that teens may not know that they could be vaping with nicotine, a highly addictive drug.

    Source: Yale Medicine
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  • How to Talk to Teens About Vaping Risks

    When it comes to vaping, “it’s not a matter of if your child will get asked, but when,” says Tricia Dahl, a research assistant at Yale’s Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science.

    Source: Yale Medicine
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  • More Vaping-Related Dangers?

    According to a recent Yale study, inhaling vapor from flavored e-cigarette liquid exposes users to previously undetected chemical byproducts called acetals. As a result of the study, the authors hope the FDA will begin to study the short- and long-term effects of inhaled acetals.

    Source: Yale Medicine
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  • Juul Users Inhaling Chemicals Not Listed

    When it comes to e-cigarettes, the ingredients listed are not all that users are consuming. Yale researchers found that chemical reactions in flavored liquids of the popular Juul e-cigarette create unexpected chemicals that can irritate users’ airways.

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