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Teens and Young Adults Are at an Increased Risk For Getting COVID-19 If They Vape, Study Finds

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

Vaping has become extremely popular over the past few years, especially among teenagers and young adults, and it has been found to cause damage to your lungs, arteries, and heart , we previously reported. A new study conducted by Stanford researchers published in the Journal of Adolescent Health also found that vaping is linked to a substantial increased risk of contracting the novel coronavirus among teenagers and young adults .
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, and the use of traditional cigarettes and e-cigarettes cause damage to the respiratory system, which can potentially increase...
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Teens' social media use does not raise risk for depression, study finds

Teens' social media use does not raise risk for depression, study finds

1 month ago   |   By ScienceDaily

New findings refute popular wisdom and may provide relief to parents and educators concerned with adolescents' heavy use of social media - particularly during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Social media use is not a risk factor for depression among adolescents, study suggests

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Contrary to popular wisdom, daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers. The results are published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
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