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The potential health hazards of vaping for teens

vaping WFewer teens are picking up smoking these days, but what they are doing instead could be even more dangerous and toxic than cigarettes.

Nationally and locally, teens are “vaping” or using “e-cigarettes,” which deliver nicotine and other chemicals in vapor form through a battery-operated device. And manufacturer-added flavors, such as chocolate and strawberry, contribute to the appeal.

The bitter facts about sugar

Many parents have no idea just how much sugar their children are eating.

Most would never pack two Krispy Kreme glazed donuts for their children’s lunch. Instead, they’d probably opt for more traditional items like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread, yogurt, an apple and a juice box.

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  1. 7 ways to keep your holidays healthy
  2. Study warns don't use codeine for kids' coughs or pain
  3. Meeting planned to alert Anne Arundel County parents to growing heroin epidemic
  4. Tips to keep kids safe on Halloween
  5. Testing proves penicillin allergies less prevalent than thought
  6. New guide helps explain the issue of transgender children
  7. Make sure kids are adequately fueled for sports
  8. Free fruit for kids while grocery shopping
  9. Marketing helps kids choose healthier foods
  10. Young kids battling mental health issues are on the rise
  11. Facts about 'super lice' and how to avoid them
  12. Tips to make sure children don't get left in a hot car
  13. Every Step Counts fundraiser helps Crofton boy with autism
  14. Zika Town Hall Meeting planned in Anne Arundel County
  15. 9 tips for cleaner, greener eating
  16. What Marylanders need to know about Zika
  17. Chesapeake Beach boy beats the odds and Walks for Wishes
  18. Whooping cough booster a bust and other vaccination news
  19. POTS kills quality of life for millions of teens
  20. Tips to help kids adjust to Daylight Saving Time
  21. Heading soccer ball banned for kids 11 and younger
  22. Therapy dog lends paw to those in need
  23. Illness from contact with turtles is slowly increasing
  24. Edgewater girl gets special connection with 'Dolphin Tale' actress
  25. Tricks to help kids take medicine
  26. Anne Arundel offering additional free flu clinics for kids
  27. 6 tips to ensure a safe holiday for the family
  28. Getting to the heart of why kids cut
  29. Tips for a safe and healthy Halloween
  30. 4 individual sports to get kids moving and more confident
  31. Anne Arundel cancels free FluMist vaccinations in schools
  32. Baltimore conference to help siblings of people with developmental disabilities
  33. Practical tips on how families can live healthier
  34. Getting Smart About Sex Education
  35. 8-year-old chef wins trip to the White House
  36. 7 questions to help parents brace for orthodontia
  37. Concussion discussion to help keep kids safe
  38. Why are Maryland teens turning to heroin?
  39. Don't let swimmer's ear sink your kids' summer fun
  40. Keep kids safe swimming in Maryland waters
  41. Children's National makes Honor Roll for pediatric hospitals
  42. Common kid summer skin issues and how to treat them
  43. Free vaccination clinics for Maryland students entering 7th grade
  44. Family fun and valuable information at the Brain Health Fair
  45. Be aware of red flags for risk of autism
  46. Protect your children from the latest measles outbreak
  47. Flu symptoms and ways to fight it now that it’s hit Maryland hard
  48. Get your family vaccinated even though it’s not a perfect match
  49. Race medals donated through Baltimore/Annapolis Medals4Mettle given to sick kids
  50. Individual at Potomac High School diagnosed with TB
  51. Ear ache or cough? Antibiotics not likely the answer study shows
  52. Easton teen lives with the super senses of synesthesia
  53. Facts about the flu vaccine for the family this year
  54. Get the lowdown on school lice policies in the Annapolis area
  55. CDC says number of teens vaccinated for HPV unacceptably low
  56. New vaccine requirements for kindergarten and seventh grades
  57. Tips for barefoot safety for kids
  58. Johns Hopkins and Children’s National named among top children’s hospitals
  59. A teenager’s take on living with cystic fibrosis
  60. Icing Smiles bakes up plan to provide cakes for sick kids
  61. Children’s National opens Fetal Medicine Institute
  62. Maryland’s top 5 allergy triggers
  63. Kids need testing for high cholesterol too
  64. Do you support school breakfasts? Then join the Hear the Maryland Crunch!
  65. When to consider speech therapy for your tot
  66. 5 signs your baby needs allergy testing
  67. New CDC data show decrease in obesity rates in young kids
  68. Maryland kids oral health is improving
  69. Study shows bad teeth lead to bullying in kids
  70. Creative Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Kids, Teens & Adults
  71. Oasis Mental Health: Celebrating 10 Years and Poised for the New Future of Health Care
  72. AAP study finds that quality of care varies for tonsillectomies
  73. Last chance to get supplies for Tobacco-Free Kids Week
  74. Study proves cognitive rest speeds concussion recovery
  75. When kids have problems sleeping
  76. Top world health concerns for kids and ways your family can help
  77. Sever’s syndrome is a pain in the heel for young athletes
  78. Pediatric physical therapists are the way to go for kids
  79. Make plans to quit smoking for Great American Smokeout
  80. KidsConnex meeting planned for all ages struggling with loss
  81. Study shows spanking causes aggressive behavior, cognitive issues
  82. Human milk from internet can make babies sick
  83. Irregular bedtimes linked to behavior problems in kids
  84. Youth alcohol and drug use in Anne Arundel County
  85. Chesapeake Family Facebook fans weigh in on vaccines
  86. Healthy Habits Week aims to keep kids in school
  87. By the numbers: Did you know kids in the UK receive fewer vaccinations?
  88. The insight on Lasik eye surgery for kids
  89. Don’t delay getting the family flu shots this year in Maryland
  90. Are probiotics right for your baby?
  91. Maryland receives grant to improve oral health among kids
  92. Infant mortality rate in Maryland declines
  93. 7 tips to help you find the perfect pediatrician in Maryland
  94. Could physical therapy and osteopathy help your colicky baby?
  95. Study shows dating violence prevalent among teens
  96. Study shows Marijuana in adolescence may cause psychiatric disorders
  97. Clubhouse for adolescents opening in Annapolis
  98. New cause of childhood asthma discovered
  99. More infants have flat spots on their heads with back-to-sleep
  100. Keep the family safe in the heat this summer
  101. New Maryland program to make children’s mental health care more routine
  102. When kids get sick and sidelined in the summer
  103. Children’s National and Johns Hopkins ranked among top children’s hospitals
  104. What to do if your child gets bitten by a poisonous spider
  105. The Dental Group: Implants - A Good Fit for Your Smile and Health
  106. American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the ‘Cinnamon Challenge’
  107. Winners of the Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-Shirt Design Contest
  108. Study shows children with autism more drawn to video games
  109. Initiative pledges millions to stop more kids from smoking
  110. Kennedy Krieger offers free autism screenings for eligible at risk infants
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  112. The problem with kids and online porn
  113. Concussion common sense for kids in sports
  114. Tips for when vomiting and coughing strike your family this winter
  115. College campuses called to do more for eating disorders
  116. Trustworthy websites to turn to for pediatric advice
  117. Recent studies stress the importance of limiting kids' television viewing
  118. New state database for children with special health needs
  119. Tobacco-Free Kids Week underway in Anne Arundel County
  120. Don't brush off routine visits to pediatric dentists
  121. Flu shot clinics still going on in Anne Arundel County
  122. Tackling the issues of teen health
  123. BPA showing up in unborn babies
  124. Could your couch be toxic?
  125. Study shows artistic teens more likely to suffer from depression
  126. Sale of baby bumper pads to be banned in Maryland
  127. Public comment sought on concussions in school sports
  128. The flu has hit Maryland earlier than last year
  129. Rest assured, study shows sleep training is not harmful on infants
  130. Free walk-in flu clinics in Annapolis and Glen Burnie
  131. Run for Kennedy Krieger’s Down Syndrome Clinic
  132. Trader Joe’s peanut butter associated with Salmonella outbreak
  133. Why some families break the law for raw milk
  134. Study shows playing on sports teams reduces risk for obesity
  135. Mt. Washington Pediatric has a therapy dog on staff
  136. NIH expands safe infant sleep effort
  137. All Maryland newborns now screened for Critical Congenital Heart Disease
  138. Kids with ADHD better off if treated earlier
  139. Good Dental Hygiene Can Never Start Too Early
  140. Send the kids back to school in the best of health
  141. Seasonal flu shots now available at Rite Aid
  142. Infant mortality rate at record low in Maryland
  143. The dangers of teen tanning
  144. Breastfeeding rates in the U.S. continue to rise
  145. DHMH seeking comments on regulations on teen use of tanning salons
  146. Kid diet disasters and tips for tasty alternatives
  147. Maryland Board of Ed. requires concussion training for coaches
  148. Study shows improvements in Maryland child well-bing
  149. Cool Kids Campaign birdhouses to be on display at Mall in Columbia
  150. A night in Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s pediatric ER
  151. Early contact with dogs and cats makes kids healthier, study finds
  152. Campaign aims to stop summer weight gain, brain drain
  153. Sandusky sex abuse verdict: What parents need to know
  154. FAQs for Maryland Free Summer Food Service Program for children and teens
  155. New exhibit at Baltmore’s Port Discovery addresses childhood obesity
  156. Tips for boosting your tween’s self esteem during the braces year
  157. Study finds increase in the number of ADHD prescriptions for children
  158. Crib bumper sales to be banned in Maryland
  159. Only one-third of moms breastfeed as long as planned, study finds
  160. Tips for helping teens through the acne minefield
  161. Report released on Five Most Dangerous Jobs for Teens
  162. Children’s National and Johns Hopkins rated among best children’s hospitals
  163. Anne Arundel County Public Schools expand free summer meals program for youth
  164. Anne Arundel County urges seniors to Play it Safe through prom and beach week
  165. Dog Bite Prevention Week aims to protect children
  166. Study shows male students think abusing steroids is worse than abusing prescription stimulants
  167. When kids need plastic surgery
  168. Parents' support USDA standards for healthier options in school vending machines
  169. Beefing up a teenager's vegetarian diet
  170. New National Wildlife Federation report says dirt is healthy
  171. Study shows mothers who are obese or diabetic more likely to have children with autism or developmental delays
  172. Study shows yelling at toddlers makes them act up
  173. CDC reports increase in autism on World Autism Day
  174. Parents not using booster seats when carpooling, study shows
  175. Maryland launches ‘Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids’ campaign
  176. National Wildlife Federation offers ways to get the kids offline and outside
  177. Smoking ban in vehicles with children passes Maryland Senate
  178. Cutting edge equipment for newborns now at Queen Anne's Emergency Center
  179. Study shows movies with alchohol consumption lead teens to binge drink
  180. Study shows video games make kids more impulsive, less attentive
  181. FDA says some electric toothbrushes are a danger to adults and kids
  182. New Map Showing Lyme Disease Risk Underscores Need for Maryland Families to Protect Against Ticks
  183. Allergy Tests Aren’t Foolproof
  184. Protecting Maryland's Most Vulnerable
  185. State gets $28.3 million bonus for children’s Medicaid enrollment
  186. Screen Children for High Cholesterol
  187. Reasons Unclear for Rise in Knee Injuries
  188. Maryland Home-Born Baby Boom Causes Concern
  189. Families Suffer as Disability Funding Goes Unspent
  190. Listeria Precautions
  191. More Drugs Mean More Accidental Poisonings
  192. The 3D Experience: Safe for Kids?
  193. Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Concussions in Kids
  194. Concussion Awareness and Safety
  195. Acupuncture: Safe for Children?
  196. Skin Cancer Prevention and Sun Safety Tips for Your Family
  197. Celebrate April - The Month of the Young Child
  198. Stink Bugs: Making Asthma and Allergies Worse for Kids?
  199. Department of Health Combines Good Food with Good Health At County Supermarkets
  200. Infant Mortality in Maryland

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