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E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

By Victoria Kim

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease. MORE  

Toronto Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban

By Bryan Le

The city's Medical Officer of Health is attempting to stop e-cigarette smoking wherever cigarette use is also banned. MORE  

Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

By Bryan Le

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco. MORE  

Scientists Comb Facebook to Understand E-Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The FDA is funding studies to comb Facebook and count the puffs e-cigarette users take to better understand the new nicotine delivery system. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brent released from prison after DUI conviction, English World Cup fans buying cocaine in favelas, and drunk man rescued from ocean punches lifeguard. MORE  

Scientists Urge U.N. To ‘Hold Firm’ On E-Cig Regulations

By Shawn Dwyer

A group of physicians and other doctors from 31 counties wrote a letter countering another group advocating for the U.N. to go easy on electronic cigarettes. MORE  

Youth Exposure to E-Cigarette Ads On the Rise

By Victoria Kim

There's been a drastic increase in e-cigarette ad exposure among kids, but the FDA has yet to do anything about it. MORE  

New Study Raises Doubts About Health Benefits of E-Cigarettes

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers found that many e-cigarette users often use the product while still smoking regular cigarettes; the study also raised questions about claims that they're nothing more than harmless vapor. MORE  

FDA Set To Regulate E-Cigarettes

By Shawn Dwyer

The Food and Drug Administration has announced regulations preventing electronic cigarette makers from selling to minors and requiring their products to carry health warnings, but stopped short with banning flavors and TV ads. MORE  

Smoking for the Hell of It

By Lisa Kaplan Gordon

My Dad quit smoking, I quit smoking, but then my teenage son came home with smoke on his breath and rekindled my love affair with smokes. MORE  

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Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 22, 2014

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Alcohol, Internet Gambling Addictions Skyrocket in Japan

A recent survey showed a sharp rise in addictions that exacerbated by social stigma.

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A Florida boy witnessed his mother cooking meth and told an adult, which led to her being arrested.

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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