Terry-McElrath et al examine changes over time in school-based commercialism as well as differences by student body racial/ethnic distribution and socioeconomic status. See the editorial by Harris and Fox.
This Viewpoint discusses how the FDA can build upon the deeming rule to further protect youth by regulating e-cigarette advertising and flavors.
This study compares the incidence of pediatric marijuana exposures evaluated at a children’s hospital and regional poison center in Colorado before and after recreational marijuana legalization.
This national longitudinal cohort study of US adolescents and young adults finds that the use of e-cigarettes is associated with progression to traditional cigarette smoking.
This cross-sectional study found population-level improvements in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity among fifth-grade students in California that coincided with the period following statewide competitive food and beverage standards implementation (2005-2010).
This review discusses the history of electronic cigarettes, user demographics, known health effects, and current legislative efforts to protect minors from exposure.
This cross-sectional study of middle school and high school students and administrators suggests that full implementation of the US Department of Agriculture school meal and competitive venue standards can improve school nutritional environments.