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New York sues Juul, says e-cigarette giant ‘took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook’

New York state is suing e-cigarette giant Juul, accusing the company of targeting teens, downplaying the presence of nicotine and hooking a generation on e-cigarettes, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. James claims Juul “took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook,” targeting kids in advertising and allowing its products to be sold to minors. She… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »