Teens light up cigarettes to slim down

ITHACA, N.Y. – Many doctors and public health experts assume that people smoke cigarettes simply because they’re addicted to the nicotine. But a Cornell University researcher and his colleagues have found that overweight and obese teens light up for a different reason: to lose weight. Among U.S. teens who are frequent smokers, 46 percent of […]

Teens may be getting picky, but don’t count Facebook out yet

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE May 22, 2013 Teens may be getting picky, but don’t count Facebook out yet This week, a Pew Research Center report found that teens are leaving Facebook for other social media platforms – particularly those not populated by parents as well. Two Cornell University researchers who have studied Facebook and […]