In the past year, the number of teens using e-cigarettes has increased by 78% and experts are worried. Side Effects Public Media’s Araceli Gomez-Aldana spoke with WFYI’s All Things Considered Host Matt Pelsor about the rising numbers and what she is hearing from communities across Indiana.
E-Cigarette Use Surging Among Teens
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Health / August 11, 2020
The Indiana State Department of Health added 884 confirmed COVID-19 cases to the state's total Tuesday, raising it to 74,992. The new cases were confirmed between July 31 and Aug. 10. It also added 25 COVID-19 deaths to the state's total bringing it to 2,863. The deaths occurred between July 22 and Aug. 10.Read More
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