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NYC flooded with illegal flavored vapes from China: study

New York City banned the sale of e-cigarettes in 2020 to prevent young people from becoming addicted to nicotine, but large quantities of illegal flavored e-cigarettes made in China have been circulating in the city since then, according to a new study. Atria, which sells legal disposable e-cigarettes under the brand name “Njoy”, commissioned market […]

Over 300 Million Children A Year Face Sexual Abuse Online: Study

The crimes range from sex blackmail to the misuse of AI to create deepfake videos and images (among other examples) More than 300 million children are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse each year, according to the first global estimate of the scale of the problem released on Monday. Researchers from the University of […]

Rates of melanoma skin cancer hit all-time high in UK, study finds | Skin cancer

The analysis highlights that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK are at an all-time high, with the number of cases increasing significantly over the past decade, particularly among older people. Statistics from Cancer Research UK show that between 2007-09 and 2017-19, new diagnoses rose by almost a third, from 21 to 28 cases per […]

Study Shows Government’s Family Leave Mandates Have Thwarted Women’s Wage Gains

Men and women alike should be able to take time off from work for family and medical needs without the risk of losing their jobs. Unfortunately, when policymakers turn something that should be voluntarily offered by employers into a rigid legal mandate, unintended consequences ensue. In the case of family and medical leave laws in […]

Teens with Faith Backgrounds Report Less Stress, New Global Study Finds

Teens and young adults who come from faith backgrounds report less stress than those who grew up without faith, according to a new global survey by Young Life. The survey of more than 7,000 young people ages 13 to 24 from around the world found that RELATE project. This report was conducted to find out […]

Microplastics ‘pervasive’ in human testicles: new study

A new study has found a “widespread” presence of microplastics in the testicles of humans and dogs. research, Released last week A study published in the Oxford Academic Journal found that all 47 dog testicles and 23 human testicles tested contained microplastics. The findings suggest potential implications for male fertility. Although microplastic debris has not […]

Alaskan rivers turning orange due to climate change, study finds | Alaska

Dozens of Alaska’s rivers and streams are turning a rusty orange color, likely due to a new phenomenon caused by thawing permafrost. study find. The North Pole is fastestAs the frozen ground below the earth’s surface thaws in the warmest regions of the world, minerals once locked up in the soil are beginning to seep […]

Study finds higher risk of psychotic disorders among teens who use marijuana

A study published Wednesday found an increased risk of mental disorders among teens who use marijuana. “This study provides new evidence of a strong but age-dependent association between cannabis use and risk of psychosis, and suggests that adolescence is a vulnerable period for cannabis use. “This is consistent with developmental theory,” the study states. Published […]