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Conversations Live: Vaping and the Opioids Crisis

News on vaping is increasingly making the headlines as new studies are showing adverse health effects related to the habit. But what is vaping exactly? Can it be safer than smoking cigarettes? And how is it regulated? Also, is there any connection between vaping and the opioid crisis?

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Melissa Tomascik

Melissa Tomascik

PROSPER Prevention Specialist
Penn State Extension
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Jonathan Foulds, PhD

Jonathan Foulds, PhD

Professor of Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry
Penn State, College of Medicine
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It’s growing season, and ​during this time many of you are turning to gardening as a hobby to enjoy at home and as a way to stock your kitchens. You’ll get tips on growing ​fruits and vegetables, canning for winter, making the most of small spaces, and more!

 

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President Trump has ordered an about-face on U.S. energy policy, walking back Obama-era policies aimed at curbing emissions and preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. Will that stop the clean energy transition now underway—and what’s at stake?

 

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