A new report released today shows the use of electronic cigarettes among teens is growing in Hawai‘i. The study, coming out of the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center, shows adolescents are smoking e-cigarettes three times the national average. HPR’s Molly Solomon has more.
The full article published in Pediatrics can be found here.
Electronic cigarettes have become very popular here in the islands. There’s still a debate going on about how to regulate them, but some countries have put severe restrictions on them, including Australia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
College seniors are beginning to prepare for next month’s graduation --- and for one UH medical student, the event holds a particularly special meaning. HPR’s Molly Solomon caught up with a senior at the John A. Burns School of Medicine whose long journey to becoming a doctor is finally within reach.