More middle and high school students are using e-cigarettes than ever before



The use of e-cigarettes among middle and high schoolers in the U.S. is skyrocketing, according to new data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

According to the new data, which comes from an annual survey of middle and high schoolers across the country, e-cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product in 2015. 

A total of 3 million middle and high school students reported current use of e-cigarettes in 2015 — up from 2.46 million last year. Another 1.7 million students reported smoking regular cigarettes and other tobacco products. Read more…

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Washington Mudslide: The Dramatic Before and After



It’s been nearly a week since a mudslide swept the small town of Oso, Wash., leaving 25 dead — a figure that officials say will sharply rise over the next few days as they continue to search through the rubble for 90 people who are still missing.

Although local authorities said a 1.1 magnitude earthquake preceded the mudslide, officials from the U.S. Geological Survey on Thursday said it was not the cause. The Snohomish County landslide was mostly likely the result high rainfall and soil conditions that made the steep slope unstable — a perfect recipe for the dramatic event. Read more…

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Motivational quote before a big performance?

Question by crazytibby: Motivational quote before a big performance?
I am part of a performance horseback riding team, and we have a huge show this weekend. I want to put a motivational quote on everyones stall before the show so they remember to do their best and stay focused etc. Suggestions?

Best answer:

Answer by Charlie
‘If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you’. – Fred Devito

Add your own answer in the comments! – Hello, this is Michael Glass with today’s One Minute Inspiration. Today we are going to share the Top Ten Motivational Quotes by Ath…