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Michelle Peace (Virginia Commonwealth University)
The use of e-cigarettes and vaping is growing at a rapid rate. Now drug users are using e-cigarettes to vape illicit drugs. Michelle Peace is part of a team investigating the use of e-cigarettes and illegal drugs. (Right image credit: www.vaping360.com)
Nadine Kabbani (George Mason university)
Nadine Kabbani has new research showing that menthol can actually make cigarettes more addictive. This might be having an outsized impact on teen smokers–nearly 50% of them choose menthols over regular cigarettes.
Adam Winsler (George Mason University)
The National Institutes of Health recommend teenagers get around nine hours of sleep a night, but Adam Winsler and his colleagues found teenagers in the nation’s capital are actually getting far less, and the effects can be deadly.
Jeff Elias (University of Virginia)
A new treatment using focused ultrasound can dramatically improve lifestyles for millions of older Americans who experience involuntary tremors. Dr. Jeff Elias recently won FDA approval for the scalpel-free technique he pioneered after a study yielded startling results.
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