Oct 16, 2023
According to the latest data, 25% of Kansas high school students currently vape or have vaped. Additionally, one in seven reported using some type of tobacco and one-third reported using two or more tobacco products, including vaping. The October Living Well Wednesday virtual learning series, hosted by K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences professionals and experts from across the state, explored the health risks associated with vaping. Donna Gestner, LiveWell Finney County CDRR Grant Coordinator and the E-Cig Prevention Grant Coordinator, explains why vaping is popular among teenagers and what parents and communities can do to help curb this harmful trend.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.