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March 2019

Writing a New Story

The little girl was as cute as they come. About 2 years old, she sat up in her stroller laughing and waving at everyone in sight.     Her carriage was decorated with bright ribbons and a balloon, and on the front was a homemade sign dedicated to “Daddy.” Everyone who saw her couldn’t help but …

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Teen Smoking: Much Ado About Nicotine?

In recent years, there has been great progress in reducing cigarette use among teenagers in the United States. According to the CDC, from 2011 to 2018, current (past 30-day) cigarette smoking was nearly halved among middle school (1.8%) and high school students (8.1%).